Broad bean (Vicia faba)
The broad bean is an annual vegetable
It if from the lentil family
ROTATIONIt is grown in the seed vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONSow in place in March during a waxing crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSThe broad bean can be grown with the other lentils.
DISEASES AND PARASITESMildew which can be treated by a Bordeau mix or a nettle solution.
ADVICEPinch the stems between the 5th and 7th flower to activate the harvest.