Beans are extremely nutritious vegetable, with many benefits for the body, and planting and taking care of it are also not very difficult. Here’s what you have to consider when planting beans in the garden and what must also consider.
If you are wondering how to grow beans you should start by preparing soil for planting, digging and adding plenty of organic matter such as well-rotted manure or leaf mold. This will help improve soil fertility and ability to retain moisture.
Many gardeners say that they are preparing a winter groove for beans that you fill with contents of the garbage rotted compost. Once covered with soil in late spring, seeds can be sown in the top of the groove.
If beans grown in containers, choose pots at least 45 cm (18 in) in diameter and make sure that there are sufficient drainage holes. Fill with a mixture of equal parts of compost, based on clay and compost without clay.
Another important thing about knowing how to grow beans is that beans are planted after the last frost of spring after soil has warmed well because otherwise the beans will rot and the seeds are placed at 30 inches between rows. Choose a sunny climate and a soil that drains well, good clean of weeds before. Also, while growing, is recommended to remove all foreign plants that grow near the beans – when it reaches maturity, the beans will be able to protect themselves from them.
Very important is that immediately after planting to mount brackets on which beans can climb as it grows.
Regular and thorough watering is essential for developing beans. It is true that the plant withstand drought well, but if you want it to grow to full capacity, it is recommended that you apply heavy watering per week, especially during growth and the formation of pods and beans, for a rich harvest.
Two most common problems, about how to grow beans, in terms of bean seedlings are worms and caterpillars that sometimes attack the plants. In addition, wet weather can lead to rust, rot and even destruction of beans, and it is best to avoid work around plants after rain.
How to grow beans magic tip: beans grow well in moderate soil, but it grows in soil without too many nutrients, so it does not need fertilization and is likely not to respond well to such treatment. The best option is to let the beans to grow at their own pace, and the results are unexpectedly good.
It’s easy to tell when the beans must be collected: beans rattles in pods. When the time comes, pull the plant out of the ground, roots and all and after what’s left to dry for several days (in a dry place) is passed to select beans.