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Three varieties of giants you can grow in your garden: the Black Diamond watermelon, the New Guinea bean and the Hungarian mammoth squash. Includes planting instructions and information on where to get seeds.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1977 (v.67#3) pg. 62

Choosing and growing the lima bean.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1981 (v.65#6) pg. 40

Tip tells how to husk dried beans quickly by putting them in a pillowcase in the clothes dryer.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1991 (v.75#4) pg. 35

Two French beans. How to raise haricots filets and flageolets in an American garden. Insert describes the effects of orientation of the seed on emergence.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 24

How to raise the scarlet runner bean vine.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr 1979 (v.23#4) pg. 56

How to have late season beans.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1983 (v.27#4) pg. 39

Protein beans. How to grow bush varieties of beans, dry and thresh them. Includes tips on cooking dry beans.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1991 (v.35#1) pg. 58

How to follow Iroquois' "Three Sisters" tradition and plant corn, pole beans and squash together in a hill.
GARDEN GATE #27 Jun 1999 pg. 4

Bean stocks. Growing pintos, navies and garbanzos.
HARROWSMITH #91 May-Jun 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 98

How to grow America's favorite vegetables. General guidelines and specific instructions for beans, beets, corn, lettuce, peas, peppers, radishes, squash, cucumbers, and tomatoes.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1979 (v.4#3) pg. 12

Raise high the broad bean. A look at fava beans, their attributes, culture and uses.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1992 (v.70#2) pg. 34

Step-by-step guide to raising pole beans. Includes instructions for making a tepee to support the vines.
HORTICULTURE May 1992 (v.70#5) pg. 70

Fresh shell beans. Tips on selecting, growing, harvesting, and drying shell beans.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1995 (v.73#6) pg. 36

Bush beans all summer long. How to plant different varieties in succession for a prolonged harvest.
KITCHEN GARDEN #2 Apr-May 1996 pg. 33

How to grow, trellis and cook scarlet runner beans.
KITCHEN GARDEN #8 Apr-May 1997 pg. 14

Grow favas, the cool-season bean. Advice on inoculating the seeds.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 63

Advice on the best way to dry fava beans.
KITCHEN GARDEN #14 Apr-May 1998 pg. 14

Tip on jump-starting beans by starting them indoors.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 16

Pole beans. A guide to growing them and tips on how to make a trellising system from wire mesh.
KITCHEN GARDEN #15 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 64

Planting Scarlet runner (Phaseolus coccineus) and other varieties of pole beans as ornamentals as well as edibles.
KITCHEN GARDENER #20 Apr-May 1999 pg. 30

All about growing green beans. How to grow and process your own.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #50 Mar-Apr 1978 pg. 76

How to build your own "garden tech" hand tools. Includes directions for a grape crusher, bean sheller, bean slicer and corn cutter.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 94

Snap beans. What to plant, how to grow, what to watch for, how to harvest and store.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #118 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 24

Shell beans. What to grow, how to grow, what to watch for, and how to harvest and store.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #120 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 26

A look at a Cherokee Garden. Tips on planting corn, beans and squash in the fashion of the Cherokee Indians as practiced at Ocunaluftee Village in North Carolina.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1977 (v.24#1) pg. 155

A look at ancient crops for desert gardens by Gary Nabhan and Richard Felger of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The crop plants of the Southwest American Indians that are being retried include Blue maize (Zea mays indurata), the tepari bean (phaseolus acutifolius), the Hopi sunflower (Helianthus annuus), the Pima squash (cucurbita mixta) and the devil's claw or unicorn plant (Proboscidea parviflora).
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1977 (v.24#2) pg. 34

Tips on growing lima beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 72

A look at growing fava bean (also known as broad, horse or Winsor bean) in coastal California.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1977 (v.24#4) pg. 75

How to expand the crop of bush or pole green beans by using the late-season beans for shelling and drying.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1977 (v.24#7) pg. 67

How to inoculate pea and bean crops with rhizobium, a family of soil bacteria that helps free the nitrogen in the legume nodules.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1977 (v.24#7) pg. 137

A look at some of the special old beans that used to be raised in various parts of the U.S. Includes information on how to thrash beans by hand.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1978 (v.25#1) pg. 58

A look at raising Romano and Lima beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 89

A look at brightly colored vegetables to grow in the home garden. Includes chart of seed types and supply sources for purple beans, purple broccoli, purple cabbage, purple cauliflower, red chard, red onions, and purple kohlrabi.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1978 (v.25#3) pg. 86

A look at quick-growing, good-tasting green beans for home gardens.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1979 (v.26#3) pg. 44

How to grow a successful crop of dry beans (navy, pinto, etc.).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1980 (v.27#1) pg. 79

Tips on getting rid of the trisaccharides in beans (the cause of flatulence).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1980 (v.27#1) pg. 85

How to raise snap beans (French beans, string beans, etc.).
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1981 (v.28#2) pg. 48

Rediscovering the bean. A look at some regional favorites from around the world that you can grow.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1982 (v.29#5) pg. 54

Tip: Mow down your green beans and get a second crop.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1983 (v.30#1) pg. 22

A bean for cold soil. Tips on raising fava beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 42

Block planting (intensive planting) ideas for legumes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 118

How to harvest bush beans longer.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1984 (v.31#5) pg. 54

The fine art of growing lima beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1984 (v.31#6) pg. 46

How to stop the bean virus.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1984 (v.31#12) pg. 65

Selecting and raising bush and pole beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 25

A look at new strains of Blue Lake green beans and tips on growing them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1986 (v.33#9) pg. 22

Tips on raising Oriental beans, mung and adzuki.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1987 (v.34#1) pg. 54

How to protect green beans from stressful temperature swings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1987 (v.34#8) pg. 25

Tips on finding the seeds and growing Fava beans, also called English broad beans (Vicia faba).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1988 (v.35#1) pg. 20

Filet beans (haricot verts). How to grow special green beans bred so that the seeds develop more slowly.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1988 (v.35#4) pg. 28

Growing beans in raised beds. Trial results for 17 varieties of dried beans. Includes growing tips and hints on dried bean cookery.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1989 (v.36#2) pg. 31

Tip on how to prepare garden beds so the soil is warmed for planting beans in mid-April.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 89

Pruning technique to increase production of pole beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 74

Up and climbing. Tips on selecting and raising pole beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1990 (v.37#8) pg. 51

A gardener's guide to growing bush snap beans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 32

How to grow yardlong beans (Vigna unguiculata sespuipedalis).
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1992 (v.39#6) pg. 46
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1992 (v.39#8) pg. 9

Advice on how to save beans for seed and on rotating their location in the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1992 (v.39#7) pg. 22

Growing string beans in the garden. Characteristics of different varieties noted. Planting practices and how to deter disease and pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1993 (v.40#5) pg. 30

Raising string beans (green beans, bush beans, snap beans).
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 54

Grow a dry bean bonanza. Selecting and raising beans which remain on the plant until they are completely dry before harvesting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1995 (v.42#8) pg. 42

Plant prolific pole beans. A guide to varieties and their culture.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1996 (v.43#5) pg. 50

Two tips for eliminating the gas that beans cause.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1996 (v.43#6) pg. 7

Corn, beans and squash. The traditional Native American intercropping technique to grow the "Three Sisters" is described.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1996 (v.43#8) pg. 37

Better beans. A guide to snap beans for a late planting.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 42

Bean cuisine. The basics of bean growing, harvesting, drying, and cooking.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan-Feb 1999 (v.46#1) pg. 58

A look at 13 varieties of beans that can be grown for shell beans.
SUNSET Mar 1977 (v.158#3) pg. 234

Tips on planting lima beans.
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 222

Tips on planting France's "haricots verts" green beans.
SUNSET Mar 1984 (v.172#3) pg. 92

How to raise beans for an extended yield.
SUNSET Jul 1984 (v.173#1) pg. 228

Snap beans. A look at both new and old varieties and tips on selecting and growing.
SUNSET Apr 1990 (v.184#4) pg. 214

Pole beans. "Blue Lake" and four other recommended varieties viewed.
SUNSET Apr 1996 (v.196#4) pg. 64

How to grow tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, broccoli, beans, salad greens and herbs indoors.
WORKBASKET Jan 1978 (v.43#4) pg. 35

Tips on drying and threshing beans.
WORKBASKET Sep 1988 (v.53#10) pg. 44