Return to the Beans, Peas & Other Legumes Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Bill Best is on Facebook

Posted by drloyd 7B Western WA (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 3, 13 at 10:47

Bill Best's new website is now up and he is also on Facebook.

Here is a link that might be useful: Bill Best on Facebook


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
Early Beans

  • Posted by drloyd 7B Western WA (My Page) on
    Sat, Jan 5, 13 at 10:31

Bill Best usually does not say much in his catalog about days to maturity so I asked him over at FB about beans that are earlier than others. Here is his reply:

"We don't have maturity dates for any of our beans, but I can comment on some that are earlier than others in our fields. The earliest beans I observed this past summer were the white Case Knife bean, the Doyce Chambers greasy cut-short, and Jack's cornfield bean which is a cut-short. The Noble Fall Bean,originally from West Virginia and which has been grown in Oregon since 1898, is tender hulled and fairly early also. The bush fall bean we sell is early but tough hulled, the only tough hulled bean we have. The Gallahar bean, which has been grown in Minnesota, is also fairly early and an excellent tender bean. The Gallahar is from Tennessee originally."

I have added Doyce Chambers Greasy Cutshort and Gallahar to my bean patch list.


 o
RE: Bill Best is on Facebook

Dick, I'll be looking to see how well they do for you. I'm not on Facebook but had a look at his new website, very impressive. So many beans still to try, so little time :)

Annette


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Beans, Peas & Other Legumes Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here