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bean fly attacking young bean plants?

Hi everyone, new here, and hoping for a successful winter bean crop with a little help from your good selves. I'm successful with snake bea…

Started by Mike Watson

11 May 19
Reply by Dave Riley

Winged Beans

I wanted to give a heads up for Winged Beans. There has been some discussion here on BLF -- but not much. There are a seriously wonderful v…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Jun 29, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Baked beans (American/Boston style).

This is the bean dish that I made using the dried madagascar beans that I grew at our Christmas gathering.  Feel free to play with the reci…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

12 Apr 18, 2017
Reply by Lissa

Seeds for Bean teepee Cubby

We are planning on making a Bean Teepee Cubby for the children at the school garden . I've got the beans on the go ready for the build but…

Started by Dave Riley

8 Oct 4, 2015

Help a newbie with some beans?

Hello all. I'm new here, and new to gardening, so forgive anything that sounds too ignorant for a bit! I'm perplexed and in need of some he…

Started by Branny

14 Sep 26, 2015
Reply by Lissa

What are you planting this cool season?

A lot of people struggle to decide what to plant at the change of season. Seeing as I've already prepared a list of seed I've just planted…

Started by Lissa

11 Apr 14, 2015
Reply by Lissa

Gennaro de Rosa's garden at Redlands

I would really like to organise a group visit to this gentlemans garden if anyone has contact details. From OUR REDLANDS MAG: Fruits of yo…

Started by Lissa

1 Jul 12, 2014
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Chocolate grown in the Daintree about to be released!

Four farmers from North Queensland's Daintree region are about to realise a decade-long dream - to create the first commercially produced c…

Started by Scarlett

12 Jul 3, 2012
Reply by Jodie Miller

What's killing my beans??

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone can help me identify this pest and help me treat my beans. Every time I grow beans they seem to take off…

Started by Vanessa Collier

64 Jun 29, 2012
Reply by Joseph

Snake bean - Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedaris

Posted by Florence on March 6, 2010 at 8:08 in Plant Database Wiki Back to Plant Database Wiki Discussions General description This i…

Started by Scarlett

1 May 15, 2012
Reply by Elaine de Saxe


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