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Would appreciate your thoughts

Posted by donnabaskets 7b-8 MS (My Page) on
Sat, Jan 21, 12 at 15:07

Hello, all. I love this forum and read it regularly. All the wonderfully named varieties fascinate me, and tempt me to join the Seed Savers Exchange if I thought I would ever have anything to trade...

Anyway, this is my list of beans that I plan to grow this year. None are unusual, all are easily available, but most are new to me. I don't have enough space for all, or at least not much of all. Do you see any that you know to be not worth the space required? I appreciate your input.

Fortex Pole*
Red Noodle
Louisiana Purple Pod Pole*
Contender
Roma Bush
Rattlesnake Pole
McCaslan Pole
Pigott Family Cowpea
*Zipper Cream Cowpea
Top Pick Cowpea

* I have grown these and love them.


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RE: Would appreciate your thoughts

Looks like a good list to me. If I had to replace one item I would replace Contender with Empress, but that is my personal preference, as I know many people who like Contender. I really like Rattlesnake and Red Noodle is a good one if you like using them in some Asian recipes.

Good luck and report back upon your results.

Dean


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RE: Would appreciate your thoughts

Thank you, Dean. I appreciate your comments. I am looking forward to my summer experiment, which by today's mid sixty weather could be ready to begin by mid February! :)


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RE: Would appreciate your thoughts

Good Luck with your plantings.

I wish I had your weather, my planting will not start til end of May :(

Dean


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