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Growing broad beans is so rewarding This morning these little folk

Growing broad beans is so rewarding This morning these little folk

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Growing broad beans is so rewarding. This morning these little folk were just tiny noses

We also saved about 400 gm (14 oz) of fresh beans to be sauted in a little butter and garlic with dinner.

i grew these fava beans

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Broad Bean Harvest

A whopping 3.6 kg (8 lbs) of Broad Beans (Fava). Last years harvest we only managed 1.8 kg (4 lbs) from the same area. The rain has been above average this ...

Fava Beans

Handful of seeds

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Harvesting The Broad Beans

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Harvesting The Broad Beans

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A collage of photos showing different views of peas growing in a food garden.

The best seasonal ingredients need to be eaten as soon as they're picked

I have had the pleasure of helping Dorothy out the two bimonthly volunteer days at Cooper Park, we've hosted so far. People can just pop along and help us ...

So this morning I was really pleased to read that someone's plants were on the road to growing happy and healthy due ...

Pea and Fava shoots grow well in little direct sun.

Then I cleaned it up and chopped each of the stalks down to the ground. I leave the root in because the broad bean roots have nitrogen nodules that break ...

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So how much did we harvest? A whopping 3.6 kg (8 lbs) of Broad Beans (Fava). Last years harvest we only managed 1.8 kg (4 lbs) from the same area.

In summer, you can admire the fruits of your labours. Get your child picking flowers and harvesting crops, as well as helping with watering in the morning ...

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Broad bean flowers. Illustration: Michael Viney

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March's Post explained that we were making a small garden area for the new Garden Studio accommodation. We have got on well with this, finishing it off with ...

Our tomatoes are self-seeding from the compost. And we have grown kale, okra, lemon grass, ginger and turmeric. We have marjoram as well, it is good for ...

A garden planting calendar for USDA growing zone 10. This shows gardeners the best time

Beans, Indian Woman Yellow, Bush

These include regular pinto and chili beans, fresh green and yellow snap beans, peas, chickpeas, soybeans and lentils. Depending on variety, these dry down ...

Our tomatoes are self-seeding from the compost. And we have grown kale, okra, lemon grass, ginger and turmeric. We have marjoram as well, it is good for ...

It is perfectly possible to grow beans in containers. The Pea and Bean Planter holds 6 bean plants in the space of little bigger than a tea tray.

I grow buckwheat to attract hoverflies and other beneficial insects and to add bulk to my compost, and I always pull up the plants before they pour their ...

The so-called 'Hen Hilton' - the re-purposed child's Wendy house

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Seeds soaking in mason jars of dechlorinated water for a few hours before planting, which Fava beans ...

We also have people hand-weeding beans, although nearly all the other work on the farms is done by machinery.

Lettuces are unusual in the manner that they complete their cycle and go to seed. They don't dry down but instead they grow up.

Tomatoes (and other vegetables in the Solanum family) are “adventitious rooters” meaning they love to make roots. If tomato stems are buried in the soil, ...

“People tend to have their houses at a temperature of around 20 degrees,”

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Vertical image of many pea pods growing on a plant with green leaves.

Of course some vegetables are already in place, like the broad beans, sown last November and doing well; and the rhubarb is popping up now; ...

Different beans for protein

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salt cod and fava bean salad

Tomatoes are the most popular food to grow so it's probably appropriate that saving their seeds involves a special little project.

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Edible Heirlooms is a great little book! Little only in dimensions and number of pages, as the author carefully defines his purpose and limits his scope, ...

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French beans

Six light green pea pods growing in a row on a plant with darker green leaves

I'm growing something new and exciting in the polytunnel this year!

This wasabi is the only thing I've grown that actually seemed to dislike sun

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This “hedge” of coriander (cilantro) is in the same plant family as carrots and parsley (Apiaceae or Umbelliferae), easy to grow, and cultivated for a very ...

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The following is a hand out that accompanied a workshop I presented at the NOFA conference Feb 12, 2012.

Right, now if you have recovered from this picture of our broad beans you must be ready for .

Oregon Sugar Pod II Peas handing from the bush.

Most leafy crops grow well in less sun - this chard and cavelo nero were getting

For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding.

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I prefer starting seeds in either coco coir or peat pellets, so I decided to blend the two and use compressed coco coir pellets to start both crops.

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... undercover and with bottom heat (an electric propagator or heated mat is perfect for this purpose), bearing in mind that the heat-loving kinds in ...

Phrases such as “degraded ecologies” and “green deserts” are used, yet the uplands of Britain contain large areas of blanket bog.

Herbs are one of the key ingredients in summer cooking that make the food really stand out, but we don't have to stop once winter comes.

A bed of buckwheat grown to control weeds

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Photo of various types of dried beans.

I love the idea of fresh fava beans. They aren't around for long this time of year, so I cherish their nutty flavor and smooth texture.

Planting Indoors Bulbs – Spring bulbs are easy to grow and guarantee flowers every time. Plant beautiful hyacinth, narcissus and amaryllis bulbs and place ...

March's Post explained that we were making a small garden area for the new Garden Studio accommodation. We have got on well with this, finishing it off with ...