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    soph696 is offline Seedling
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    Apr 2009
    Maidenhead, Berkshire

    Default Growing French bean sultana and runner beans for the first time, any tips

    Hello everyone

    Im growing French bean sultana and runner beans for the first time does any1 have any tips and what is the best way to grow them?


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    selfraising is offline Early Fruiter
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    Jan 2009
    Farnham, Surrey


    Hi I grew french bean sultana last year and have sown some more for this year. It was an excellent cropper last year, got loads of it. Because I don't have huge amounts of space, I grew mine in a ready made bean grow bag an am going to do the same this year. Have put plenty of manure in with the compost and they need regular watering. Also found the slugs loved them too.

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