Climbing peas and runner beans are among the most productive vegetables in the garden, but you do have to treat them well to get the best crops. They are easy to care for once planted out and established, but the key to success is to nourish the soil well before planting time.

Grow a Row of Beans

Climbing peas and runner beans are among the most productive vegetables in the garden, but you do have to treat them well to get the best crops. They are easy to care for once planted out and established, but the key to success is to nourish the soil well before planting time.

DIYNetwork.com gardening experts give step-by-step instructions on how to grow runner beans.

Growing Runner Beans

DIYNetwork.com gardening experts give step-by-step instructions on how to grow runner beans.

Build Support for Beans |Support is vital for these climbing plants. Build a wigwam from eight canes, ideally at least 7 ft (2.2 m) long, pushed firmly into the soil about 12 in (30 cm) apart, in a circle. Tie the canes securely at the top and again halfway down.

Growing Runner Beans

Build Support for Beans |Support is vital for these climbing plants. Build a wigwam from eight canes, ideally at least 7 ft (2.2 m) long, pushed firmly into the soil about 12 in (30 cm) apart, in a circle. Tie the canes securely at the top and again halfway down.

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Growing Vegetables In Pots - Grow Your Own Runner Beans

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My Bean House.  We built a primitive frame, covered with chicken wire and let Scarlet Runner Beans take over!  Scarlet Runners are a delicious french green bean, whose vines grow up to 20 feet long!  They also boast a beautiful scarlet bloom that attracts hummingbirds.  My favorite place in the garden!

My Bean House. We built a primitive frame, covered with chicken wire and let Scarlet Runner Beans take over! Scarlet Runners are a delicious french green bean, whose vines grow up to 20 feet long! They also boast a beautiful scarlet bloom that attracts hummingbirds. My favorite place in the garden!

S is planning one of these; it has to be big enough for 4 kids.  I'll not be growing much more than beans methinks!

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S is planning one of these; it has to be big enough for 4 kids. I'll not be growing much more than beans methinks!

Growing peas in a container-- will thrive if given support for the vines to climb.

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Magic beans! How to grow *runners successfully ~ *Scarlet Runner Beans - although there's also white runners too

Magic beans! How to grow *runners successfully ~ *Scarlet Runner Beans - although there's also white runners too

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