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The Magic Beanstalk: Provider Bean in Winter

Who says you can’t grow plants in the wintertime? Indoor gardening with the proper humidity and light can allow you to grow all kinds of plants even in the dead of winter. 239 more words

Green Beans in Winter

I decided that we needed to grow something so that the children would learn the value of growing their own food.  To me the easiest and visually most satisfying project would be beans.   600 more words

Winter Beans (a homestead staple)

Beans are the epitome of security.  They are inexpensive, easy to grow, easy to cook, satiate hunger, and are full of antioxidants, phytochemicals, protein, and vitamins and minerals.  464 more words


Bean there, done that.

A few weeks ago I ordered the bulk of my seeds for next year. This is very early – I don’t normally get my seeds until Christmas time but this year the excitement of going through all those new seed packets got the better of me and I cracked. 973 more words


how to: grow bean plants in the classroom.

What you need:

  • ziplock bags, sandwich sized
  • Chux-type cleaning cloths
  • dried beans of any kind (chickpeas and black eyed peas and whatnot all work too)
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Gardening Session - Peas and Beans

Peas and Beans

Peas and beans are so simple to grow and you can also grow them in pots, with something to grow up, like a trellis or porch. 182 more words


week 5: three way conferences ...

a.k.a. the new kind of parent teacher interview, which takes 20min per child, and two nights of my life (though it repays me in dinner, and valuable conversations). 980 more words

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