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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I am going to try growing beans this year. I have found pinto and black bean seeds locally but would like to grow some others. Will the dry beans that you buy in bags at the grocery store germinate? I would like to grow as many varieties as I can in case some do better than others in my...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    OK, pole bean enthusiast, how do you identify a bean? I had seeds given to me several years ago, had been raised by their family for years. Name unknown? They are a round green pod, brown bean when mature, a tall pole/runner (7-8'), white blossoms, a string bean. The variety was raised over...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    One thing i have never been good at planting is peas. Doesnt matter, sugar peas, snap peas, bush peas, i always seem to get really nice big vines and then only a handful of pods, which my 6 year old promptly eats. I was talking to the old guy next store about this and he says that i plant my...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Tried forum search and couldn't find anything so .... My pole beans are producing well, but I find that most of them are quite skinny while I get a few which actually get pretty plump. My tendency is to prefer the plump ones, but for no good reason really. They all taste fine to me. Is this a...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I planted sugar snap peas a while ago, the shot up a for or 2 around cages, produce a first crop, they aren't flowering any more... will they continue to grow? Over a month ago I tried lima beans and yellow beans, onyl a few germinated and the are slow growing, not doing much of anything... I...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I like to garden. I have increased the amount of different plants that I am trying to grow this season. I have had success for the past few years with getting the soil ready, making sure that the seeds are in on time and watering/fertilizing as needed. This year, its different. I had good...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Looking at the most easily grown and sustainable food that the earth has to offer, I think that wheat, beans and potatoes are the true survivalist foods. If you are planting anything this year, invest some extra effort and gain some experience in potatoes and beans. This fall, make a small...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Lets say your going to go to the local feed and fertilizer store to buy some beans and peas, what kind would you buy? And how much would you buy? These peas / beans will be stored in your freezer. These are for your stockpile, and not for immediate use. Pinto beans - high in protein Purple...
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