Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by yolos Today at 1:24 pm

» Floating Away and New Seeds!
by Kate888 Today at 10:38 am

» Your favorite blackberries or raspberries?
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:07 am

» Aerogrow by Miracle Grow
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:05 am

» Seed Organizing Ideas
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:04 am

» Areogardening
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 9:54 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:39 pm

» N&C Midwest: February 2018 !
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:31 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:38 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:55 am

» parsnips in square foot garden?
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:43 am

» WANTED: Pictures of Compost Bins
by bigdogrock 2/19/2018, 10:28 pm

» A new SFG fan from Texas
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/19/2018, 10:27 pm

» The New Square Foot Gardening Foundation page is now online!
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:40 pm

» February: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:31 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising 2/19/2018, 6:24 pm

» Invasive Tree Roots - Very important topic for newbies.
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:23 pm

» excited to be here!
by Kate888 2/19/2018, 2:57 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson 2/18/2018, 2:58 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by sanderson 2/18/2018, 12:16 am

» New England Feb 2018
by sanderson 2/17/2018, 8:14 pm

» Eggplant - (Japanese) Millionaire
by Scorpio Rising 2/17/2018, 11:42 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by has55 2/17/2018, 8:17 am

» SUGA 2018
by SQWIB 2/16/2018, 3:15 pm

» LED grow lights......any advice?
by sanderson 2/15/2018, 12:08 pm

» Mystery plant - need ID please
by yolos 2/14/2018, 8:44 pm

» new to the site from Arkansas
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:36 pm

» Hiya from Massachussets
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:31 pm

» What I learned this year
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:21 pm

» Happy Valentine's Day!
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:19 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

First green bean harvest 2013

Go down

First green bean harvest 2013

Post  bnoles on 6/4/2013, 6:24 pm

My gardens have become unbelievable and are out pacing me.

Today we went out and picked our first green beans. These are Burpee Bush Blue Lake and the plants are covered with baby beans and blooms meaning many more to come. I have also been planting more seeds as other crops finish out.

I also found a few ripe cherry tomatoes while I was out there, but they never made it back inside for a photo session Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy




bnoles

Male Posts : 804
Join date : 2012-08-16
Location : North GA Mountains Zone 7A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  mschaef on 6/4/2013, 10:54 pm

Those look delish hungry at my house they wouldn't of made it inside either.
avatar
mschaef

Female Posts : 598
Join date : 2012-03-12
Age : 31
Location : Hampton, Georgia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  Dunkinjean on 6/4/2013, 11:14 pm

Your green beans look delicious! They are one of my favorites...
I planted Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans and they are finally growing up the trellis here but are only a foot tall. They are worth the wait!
avatar
Dunkinjean

Female Posts : 675
Join date : 2010-05-05
Age : 63
Location : Central NJ - From 6A to 7A 2012

View user profile http://2jean@excite.com

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 6/5/2013, 12:28 am

I planted a purple bush bean that we've been harvesting for a couple of weeks and our Kentucky Wonders have just started reaching full size beans.

We were taking care of a little boy while his mommy had a baby and it was such fun to show him the "magic" beans that are purple and turn green when they cook. He was absolutely fascinated, LOL!
avatar
audrey.jeanne.roberts

Posts : 1918
Join date : 2012-12-07
Location : Central Calif Mtns.

View user profile http://audreyjeanne-roberts.artistwebsites.com

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  llama momma on 6/5/2013, 6:16 am

Excellent looking beans!!
avatar
llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4858
Join date : 2010-08-20
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  bnoles on 6/5/2013, 8:36 am

Thanks everyone!

The best part of all this is that NO pesticides of any kind were used and not a single bug bite on them or the leaves.

bnoles

Male Posts : 804
Join date : 2012-08-16
Location : North GA Mountains Zone 7A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  Goosegirl on 6/5/2013, 8:42 am

They ARE some gorgeous beans! I get to plant mine this weekend. I hope for a harvest like yours! hungry drooling hungry

GG
avatar
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3412
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 53
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  Pepper on 6/5/2013, 4:02 pm

Great job Bob that mess won't last the night 'round here. I bet they didn't there either happy2
avatar
Pepper

Male Posts : 564
Join date : 2012-03-04
Location : Columbus, Ga

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  southern gardener on 6/5/2013, 5:01 pm

Picture perfect! Congrats on a nice harvest! We are growing some dragon's tongue beans and are absolutely LOVING them! no strings no matter how big they get, and so tender, we don't even "snap" them or take the ends off! Congrats again!! happy2 happy2
avatar
southern gardener

Posts : 1887
Join date : 2011-06-21
Age : 37
Location : california, zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  No_Such_Reality on 6/5/2013, 5:40 pm

Beautiful beans. I've been harvesting mine for a couple months. Almost spent. Time for round two.

I have a problem with my Blue Lake getting a little too beany as I can sometimes be a little slow harvesting. My wife likes them tender and young. Any recommendations from people for a bean that'll perform like the blue lakes but provide a thinner more delicate bean?

No_Such_Reality

Male Posts : 560
Join date : 2011-04-22
Location : Orange County, CA aka Disneyland or Sunset zone 22

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  southern gardener on 6/5/2013, 6:44 pm

@No_Such_Reality wrote:Beautiful beans. I've been harvesting mine for a couple months. Almost spent. Time for round two.

I have a problem with my Blue Lake getting a little too beany as I can sometimes be a little slow harvesting. My wife likes them tender and young. Any recommendations from people for a bean that'll perform like the blue lakes but provide a thinner more delicate bean?

The dragon's tongues aren't very "beany" so far. We've had a few that got pretty big...you know how they camouflage!! i will be planting these next year for sure...maybe not even do the Blue Lakes...loving not having to snap and de-string!!
avatar
southern gardener

Posts : 1887
Join date : 2011-06-21
Age : 37
Location : california, zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  Goosegirl on 6/5/2013, 8:18 pm

No matter how big my Dragon's Tongues got, they were still very smooth tasting beans. Definitely not a sharp 'green' taste to them.

GG
avatar
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3412
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 53
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  pp91073 on 5/8/2014, 3:08 pm

@bnoles wrote:Thanks everyone!  

The best part of all this is that NO pesticides of any kind were used and not a single bug bite on them or the leaves.    
What did you use to keep the bugs off of the beans?
avatar
pp91073

Posts : 2
Join date : 2014-05-08
Location : Knoxville Tennessee

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: First green bean harvest 2013

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum