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Broad Bean Gardening Guides for Teachers


Broad Bean Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens …

Broad Bean Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens
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  • 1. Bean, Broad Vegetable
  • 2. Bean, Broad Growing guide Water plants when the pods are swelling (if dry weather). Remove weeds and stake if needed. Pinch out shoot tips to deter black fly GROW PLANT Suggested varieties: Bunyards Exhibition, Express,The Sutton Sow seed 2cm deep in pots or rows. Thin or transplant to 20x30cm apart. Sow every three weeks for a continuous crop. Choose sunny site Equipment needed Stakes, twine Regularly cut pods when 8cm long for using whole. For ‘shelling’, wait for the seeds to start showing through the pod EAT J Vegetable Spring Term F M Sow indoors A Summer Term M J J Sow outdoors 2.5cm = 1 inch 30 cm = 1 foot A Plant out/transplant Autumn/Winter Term S O N D Harvest Use cloche Easy! Average time to harvest 12-16 weeks (spring sown) Germination time 7-14 days Average plant size 75cm tall, 30cm wide Family group to grow with Legumes: French beans, peas Seed saving group 2 - Annual, can cross-pollinate Key nutritional content Fibre, vitamin C, folate