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Hi everyone, do you have tips for growing green beans? (Not madagascar etc) I have one climbing green beans and some bush beans and they were going great but now (both) have started wilting. Is it overwatering? Bug/Disease? I've never had enormous success with green beans but would love to get over this hump. Any advice kindly appreciated :)

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Comment by Sophie on April 7, 2020 at 9:03

thanks guys :) I'll see what happens. My purple bush bean seems to be doing ok...

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on April 6, 2020 at 19:16

Thanks. I've never had much luck with green beans either.  

Comment by Roger Clark on April 6, 2020 at 18:12

Although we are a month+ into Autumn, the max temps are still hotter than a normal summer day. 30 Degrees or so, so you may have to cover with shade cloth for hotter days. Who knows what the new normal temps are going to be is going to be. I have just planted Climbing and Dwarf beans and Peas, but It is a gamble of when to plant. I want to stretch the season and get a head start but this strategy has its dangers.

Comment by Doug Hanning on April 6, 2020 at 16:36
I still have snake beans going and will probably have normal beans in another few weeks. Its still pretty warm during the day for normal beans

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