New scientific studies….love them
I set out this summer to discover which bean would be the best bean for our family and our climate. I tried beans last year and… well, it was pretty pathetic, so I decided to do this experiment.
I started with the following beans:
– dragon tongue bush beans
– blue lake bush beans
– red-seeded asparagus beans
– Missouri wonder pole beans
– Roma II bush beans
The results were interesting.
Dragon tongue bush beans: These were in some of the worst soil. It was a fail on my part. With some amendments they recovered, but suffered pretty bad when the night time temps went into the mid-80s. However, they produced fairly well. The beans themselves are interesting. Probably not my favorite for flavor, but not a bad bean. Very edible. We will definitely grow these again.
Blue lake bush beans: I expected the blue lake…
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