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Full Of Beans

We all love beans and few plots are without a row of runners or some dwarf or climbing French varieties. Runners remain our favourites, but needing support they can be more difficult to grow, especially in small spaces. ‘Jackpot Mix’ contains a mixture of runner bean x dwarf French bean hybrids which are said to produce big yields of runner bean-sized pods on compact, self-fertile plants. Dwarf French beans are really prolific and great freezer that can be relied upon even in a poor summer. ‘Compass’ produces very fine pods in great numbers and can be harvested from May to September. Continue reading