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Will This Damage My Pole Beans

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Will This Damage My Pole Beans

Post  Hasselback on Thu 19 Jul 2012, 12:26 am

I have planted pole beans (Gita to be exact), and they're growing well and getting ready to bear fruit...or beans...whatever. Anyway, very small, dark-colored ants have taken a particular interest in the areas where the flowers are beginning to sprout. I'm sure they're attracted to whatever is sweet in there. Will their activities harm the developing bean pods at all? I'm all for leaving them alone, but I'll take steps if they'll significantly impact the yield or prevent it at all.

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Re: Will This Damage My Pole Beans

Post  walshevak on Thu 19 Jul 2012, 12:37 am

Well ants have been know to be good for pollinating cukes, so maybe they will pollinate your beans.

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