I’m starting to see a particular bed come together, and it’s been nearly a month’s work, but well worth it. The origins of this bed go back to November, when I received a gift from a holiday exchange with some friends. The gift itself while hilarious wasn’t remotely garden related, but the card was. I’d … Continue reading A gift from a friend, and some forks, brings a whole bed together
The purple beans have beaned their last. Which is surprising to me as this time last year they were still going strong. All the pole beans are doing kind of iffy this year, probably from the overly rainy weather combined with the subsequent roasting. Now its cold again and my poor beans are in shock. … Continue reading One set of bean vines down
Well trellis them really. At first I thought I'd just use 6 of the tall stakes and that would be it- but I recalled how last years beans did well on a net and how the peas are quickly outgrowing their stakes... so I broke out the netting. I used soft ties to anchor the … Continue reading Beans glorious beans and how to stake them.