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Beans –the magical fruit

Beans at various stages of maturity from scarlet runner and other pole bean varieties.

Beans have me entranced. Each year I plant ever more varieties for drying and shelling. The colors,patterns and sizes,the smooth coolness clicking through my fingers,the ease with which they grow,and the tasty and nutritious meals they [...]

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scarlet runner pole bean (growing with purple peacock beans)

Going through the newly arrived seed packets,I see a good mix of both old friends and new acquaintances.

This week I’ll plant Napoli carrots in the hoop house,a favorite for cold season sowing and sweet,early summer harvests. Inter-planted will be [...]