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February 18, 2019, 15:31:15 by davholla | Views: 124 | Comments: 1

Has anyone tried these?  A good idea or not?
nodig
February 15, 2019, 12:08:46 by nodig
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Well I guess many of us have already invested in buying new seeds, but have you gone for the ones you know best or something different.  I suppose it's a bit like gambling - do you place your money on a plant with reliable past form or do you take a long shot and back one with little form but will outperform the rest of the field according to a tip off.  Bit obscure really, but who's the gambler and who is the one who plays safe on this forum?
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February 15, 2019, 11:15:29 by ACE
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Don't worry they are still in their packets. But I am thinking of having a dedicated area just for beans. I have some long lengths of rebar and the idea is to build a structure that I can tie the canes to each year and grow the beans up. Then after the harvest and the canes are stacked for the winter I will dig  big trench and fill it with all the rubbish and compost ready to use again next year.  What are your thoughts.
February 15, 2019, 00:04:00 by OldBob | Views: 192 | Comments: 0

Finished clearing up bits of timber, cleared seven beds of adventurous and hardy little weeds. Almost feel sorry for them, struggled to establish themselves over winter then I pluck them out and add them to the compost heap. Potatoes bought and safely stored, onions too. Edged one bed with soldier bricks. Need to dig over celeriac bed and a little more weeding but getting there. weather here fine yesterday and today but frosty at night.

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