Square Foot Gardening Forum

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.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Rolling Boxes
by yolos Today at 1:05 am

» Need another type of compost.
by ralitaco Yesterday at 8:56 pm

» Ground Cherries
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:42 pm

» Other Gardening Books!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:25 pm

» Dragon Fruit!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:19 pm

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:05 pm

» It's Fertilizer Time; Fruit Trees Down South!
by reynajrainwater Yesterday at 7:37 pm

» Tomato Mystery Mix
by Ginger Blue Yesterday at 7:15 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 5:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:10 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:25 pm

» Squares under siege... by grass!
by has55 Yesterday at 1:05 pm

» Comfrey
by has55 Yesterday at 1:00 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 12:32 pm

» Anyone in SE Idaho or near by?
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 11:25 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 12:19 am

» New England March 2017
by Scorpio Rising 3/24/2017, 10:15 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by mlpii66 3/24/2017, 8:33 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 3/24/2017, 7:54 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by sanderson 3/24/2017, 5:00 pm

» Hello from Southern Illinois
by MrBooker 3/24/2017, 4:23 am

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 3/23/2017, 9:41 pm

» New from OK City
by Scorpio Rising 3/23/2017, 9:34 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 3/23/2017, 11:56 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:46 pm

» New to SFG!
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:39 pm

» North Texas - Square Foot Garden
by Scorpio Rising 3/22/2017, 8:34 pm

» How can we save this tree?
by countrynaturals 3/22/2017, 2:30 pm

» Ontario - trying out SFG
by Kelejan 3/22/2017, 12:39 pm

» List of Forum Members with Blogs
by Cajun Cappy 3/22/2017, 12:31 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  NAR56 on 6/5/2015, 11:33 am

@Dunkinjean wrote:I have tried various pole beans and my favorite is Kentucky Wonder.
This year I found Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans that are stringless!
The strings were the only negative so I hope these stringless beans are just as tasty.

This year I am growing Purple bush beans for the 1st time for fun.

Dunkinjean,
Let me know how the stringless grow and taste. I find if you pick the beans when they are small the strings are not as bad.
I grew the Purple pole beans last year and found them to be the same as Kentucky Wonder. They grew well but I did not let them get to big for the strings. It is cool to see them change color to green when you cook them!

Here is a picture of my Purple Pole beans from last year.


Ryan


Last edited by NAR56 on 6/5/2015, 11:40 am; edited 1 time in total
avatar
NAR56

Posts : 144
Join date : 2010-07-18
Location : Baton Rouge, LA, Zone 8b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  NAR56 on 6/5/2015, 11:39 am

We like the Kentucky Wonder Pole beans the best and they grow well here in LA. Yesterday I picked our first handful of beans and it will not be long that I will have to pick every day. The Trellis is 7 foot tall and as you can see they are tall and full.

Here are a few pictures.







Enjoy,
 Ryan
avatar
NAR56

Posts : 144
Join date : 2010-07-18
Location : Baton Rouge, LA, Zone 8b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  momvet on 6/5/2015, 1:20 pm

I don't know what spider mites look like! (I'm a Master Gardener, so that is embarrassing to admit!). I know they weren't underwater so I am still at a loss. Yesterday, I took them out and replanted..will see what happens? I keep telling myself that this is just an experiment.
avatar
momvet

Posts : 146
Join date : 2015-02-09
Location : Southern California

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  Marc Iverson on 6/5/2015, 1:43 pm

Good attitude, momvet. The experiment is never really over until you are. But until then, anything can happen, and it's all easy to forget if you don't write it down. You might want to keep a gardener's log of some sort, so year by year you can see when to expect which bugs and diseases on what days or at what temperatures, etc. What varieties behaved in which peculiar way, etc. That way you'll slowly take some of the randomness out of things, and see how your experiences do or don't match up to the books and website advice, so you can better interpret how what other people say and experience applies to your area and you personally.

Ryan and Nar56 -- beautiful beans! I tend not to cook the purple ones, just because the color is irreplaceable and makes such an eye-catching contrast on the plate.
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  Turan on 6/5/2015, 1:50 pm

Kathy, Before you replant add in some new compost or at least some organic fertilizer.  The beans look low nitrogen to me but it is hard to tell....

Good luck on the second try.

If at first you do not fricassee/ fry fry a hen.  Very Happy

Yesterday I planted my beans in the regular beds. Venture bush bean, KW and Violet on the ends. They have an arch to grow up. The Helda romano beans in the greenhouse are just sending up stalks to start running up the strings. So excited to see that.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Belgrade, MT
Click for weather forecast
avatar
Turan

Female Posts : 2029
Join date : 2012-03-29
Location : Gallatin Valley, Montana, Intermountain zone 4

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  CapeCoddess on 6/5/2015, 3:53 pm

My li'l KY Wonders are just starting to hit the trellis. I love you

CC
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 5633
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  sanderson on 6/5/2015, 5:09 pm

KY Wonder with Toms in a 2' x 4' bed. The beans on the right with an EMC and netting trellis and the Toms on the left with PVC and Florida weave.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 13152
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  Marc Iverson on 6/5/2015, 6:39 pm

Wow look at all those termaters! I'm jealous.
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  sanderson on 6/5/2015, 9:05 pm

Thanks, Marc. I hope 2015 is my Mater Year.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 13152
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  Marc Iverson on 6/6/2015, 1:56 am

I hope every year is your Mater year.

And mine too. A good home-grown tomato is an amazing thing.
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  sanderson on 6/6/2015, 3:22 am

Thank you.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 13152
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  Goosegirl on 6/7/2015, 9:17 am

@Marc Iverson wrote:I hope every year is your Mater year.

And mine too.  A good home-grown tomato is an amazing thing.

Cue Guy Clark and Homegrown Tomatoes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TWwyhCVBDg
avatar
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3408
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 52
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  yolos on 6/7/2015, 10:46 am

@Goosegirl wrote:
@Marc Iverson wrote:I hope every year is your Mater year.

And mine too.  A good home-grown tomato is an amazing thing.

Cue Guy Clark and Homegrown Tomatoes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TWwyhCVBDg

That song made my morning.  On the way outside to visit my home grown tomatoes.
avatar
yolos

Female Posts : 3001
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 67
Location : Brooks, Ga Zone 7B/8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 6/7/2015, 12:42 pm

I have 3 good sized containers in the fridge of deep red, vine-ripened 'maters.  There is never a middle ground, from nothing to too many, LOL!  They are so sweet, who needs fruit :-)
avatar
audrey.jeanne.roberts

Posts : 1885
Join date : 2012-12-07
Location : Central Calif Mtns.

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

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  Marc Iverson on 6/7/2015, 2:08 pm

Too many is almost impossible for me. If I could get all my liquids in the form of tomatoes, I probably would.
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Kentucky vs. Missouri Wonder Bean

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


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