Dwarf bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
The dwarf bean is an annual vegetable
It is from the lentil family
ROTATIONIt is grown in the seed vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONSow in place in May to July during a waxing crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSIt likes being near cabbage, carrots, cucumber and potatoes.
It doesn't like being planted near to the liliaceae family (onions, garlic, leeks and shallots).
DISEASES AND PARASITESCanker and rust are treated with a Bordeaux mix or a decoctation of horsetail.
ADVICESow a row of beans every 15 days for a continuous harvest.
'Earth up' the plants as for potatoes.