Seed Swaps

Sown: 8 bean varieties + 4 cucurbits

01 May 2011
22°C / 71°F

More variety-testing: 3 varieties of pole snap beans, 2 varieties of bush snap beans, 2 varieties of yard long beans, 2 varieties of cucumbers.

Pole beans (snap):
*Purple Podded – 3rd bean tower, left side
*Kentucky Blue – 3rd bean tower, right side
*Fortex – 2nd bean tower, left side

Pole beans (lima):
*Bette Jo heirloom – 2nd bean tower, right side

Yard long beans:
*Standard green – 1st bean tower, right side
*Red noodle – 1st bean tower, left side

Bush beans:
*Dragon tongue – behind crookneck squash, in front of Maxibels
*Maxibel – behind dragon tongue, in front of pole beans

Cucumbers (trellis):
*Miniature white – in front of PK (sunny), to the left of PK (part-shade)
*Poona kheera – behind MW (sunny), to right of MW (part-shade)

*Anton – behind nasturtiums

Yellow crookneck squash:
*Horn of plenty – behind guardsman green onions

Sown: Watermelon radishes
Planted out: Chives
Moved: Garlic chives
Cover crop for shady back corner: Dutch white clover




Testing to see how well they grow in your area or something else?

Posted on 02 May 11 (about 8 years ago)

Yes, both that and eating quality.

Posted on 02 May 11 (about 8 years ago)

What do you think of the Dragon Tongue? I’ve read good things from other folians…can’t wait to try them next year!

Posted on 03 May 11 (about 8 years ago)

This will be my first time growing them, so I’m eager to find out too! :)

Posted on 03 May 11 (about 8 years ago)

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