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Eek, beans, what now?

Posted by daw_etc 8 Cen CA (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 12, 09 at 17:49

So I had some of those small white beans from the store, in a package. The ones you have to soak before cooking. Anyways, I was going to make them and then I remembered elementary school where our teacher had us put lima beans or something in a damp paper towel and they grew little plants out of them. So I did that with three beans and I checked and two are growing things out of them! What do I do now? When should I put them in soil? I wasn't really expecting much to happen so now I'm unprepared!
Help!
-Dani


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RE: Eek, beans, what now?

congratulations! You have REAL Beanie Babies.

Either get a pot or else plant them in the ground outdoors. They need to be in soil very soon either way.

DarJones


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RE: Eek, beans, what now?

Haha.
Thanks, will do!


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RE: Eek, beans, what now?

Okay, help again, please! It's driving me mad. I planted the two that looked promising on the 13th and they haven't come up from the soil yet! There is just bare sad-looking soil sitting there :( Should they have broken the surface yet..?
-Dani


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RE: Eek, beans, what now?

Sounds like they were duds and didn't germinate. That is not uncommon, especially with seed purchased from the grocery store.

George


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