The school lima bean project

teesaz(9bAZ)April 13, 2008

I am hoping you all can help me. I am new to any type of gardening, this lone lima bean plant brought home in a dixie cup by my third grade daughter started it all.

From there, we watered this plant and gave it sun on my windowsill, and surprisingly..I diddnt kill it.

So, I thought "WOW! I can go out and plant some vegtables" so I went and planted 2 tomato plants in 5 gallon buckets. We decided to replant the lima bean in the one gallon container that the tomato plant came in. I used a mixture of organic miracle grow and regular potting soil. Is that what I am suppossed to use? We have the plant outside, but will it survive the Arizona heat? And can you plant lima beans in containers?

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ruthieg__tx(z8 TX)

Given plenty of water there is no reason that the lima shouldn't do well. I live in TX and grow them in our heat....truth is beans are heat loving plants...

    Bookmark   April 13, 2008 at 8:52AM
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