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Pintos, orcas and tigers - oh my!

No I’m not adding to my home menagerie, these are all varieties of dried beans I volunteered to help harvest on the weekend (I’ve already harvested most of my own bean crop).  632 more words


Full o’ beans

The bean mountain started modestly enough. It was just the surplus from the summer crops that Mark didn’t want to waste a few years ago. Dried beans had not featured large in our diet. 911 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden

Kwintus Bean: The 'Kwintussential' Bean

I should be so lucky that my worst problem this week was fearing that my burgeoning Kwintus beans in the Three Sisters garden were flat. Ye gads!  180 more words

Growing Vegetables

Let's grow some beans

It’s that time of the year agin when the Grade 5’s try out their green fingers… They have loved growing their beans at school and an atmosphere of excitement is evident when they are checking the progress of their beans. 27 more words

Grade 5

Life of a bean

It’s been ages, the bean project is kind of over and I haven’t been able to keep the blog updated.
Now I found myself with lots of picture and little information! 271 more words

About Kids

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