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Sunset Runner Beans

August 17th, 2016

I’m always balancing production and beauty when it comes to vegetables. Trying new varieties is something I love to do. When I saw the ‘Sunset’ runner beans in the Baker Creek Catalog I knew I had to try them.
sunset runner beans
They’ve proven to be beautiful when they bloom! They’re just starting to produce beans, so I haven’t tasted them yet, but I’m really looking forward to it. If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been last week and this week, I had a friend visiting from out of town. I managed to get a few posts written, but catching up was higher on my priority list.

What new varieties of vegetables did you try this week?

One Comment to “Sunset Runner Beans”
  1. Sara on August 17, 2016 at 8:20 am

    I’m growing red runners for the first time this year and can’t believe I waited this long They are lovely and just watching the hummingbirds on them is worth growing them: the beans will just be a bonus. Maybe I’ll mix in these next year, pinks and reds on the garden gate might be pretty.

    Besides that I’m trying a new variety of romanesco broccoli that local farmers recommended, I have high hopes for a good harvest.

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