Scarlet Runner Beans

My scarlet runner beans are looking pretty dismal. I have looked in many places on the web for insight on what may be going on. All of the pictures of these vines on the internet show a lot of leaves, looking green and lush. Mine is certainly not like that. There have been times I have has a lush bush of leaves, but then they seem to turn brown, dry up and fall. Continue reading

First Bloom of Spring

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So things are growing on the deck. The runner beans have started to really run… up the trellis. The trumpet vine is not yet very tall, and hard to distinguish among the other vines. I am a little concerned that it will get crowded, but I will leave it be for now. If it looks too sad, I will move some of the runners out of that pot. Continue reading