Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Today at 3:10 am

» N&C Midwest - MAY! Spring has sprung!
by farmersgranddaughter Yesterday at 11:01 pm

» Just starting in NW Conneticut
by farmersgranddaughter Yesterday at 10:55 pm

» Pests...How to keep at bay
by farmersgranddaughter Yesterday at 10:36 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by sanderson Yesterday at 9:17 pm

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:35 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by RJARPCGP Yesterday at 4:11 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:10 pm

» New SFG box-Humanitarian way
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:59 pm

» Lurking newby
by farmersgranddaughter Yesterday at 8:30 am

» Powdery Mildew already striking
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:50 am

» Greenbeards Grove 2018
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:29 am

» Compost pile in Schwenksville PA.
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:17 am

» Help! Onion Maggots!
by Sunsanvil 5/22/2018, 5:53 pm

» On the Road
by jimmy cee 5/22/2018, 5:33 pm

» Situation in Hawaii
by CapeCoddess 5/22/2018, 4:29 pm

» New England May 2018
by CapeCoddess 5/22/2018, 3:43 pm

» Just Completed my Garden.....What Should I Plant NOW!
by ispinwool 5/22/2018, 11:09 am

» Hi from Buffalo
by ispinwool 5/21/2018, 2:20 pm

» Hi from Burrrrlington Vermont!
by ispinwool 5/21/2018, 2:07 pm

» Any tips growing with Jiffy Pots
by countrynaturals 5/21/2018, 11:11 am

» Volunteer Mushroom
by Windsor.Parker 5/21/2018, 9:16 am

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by yolos 5/20/2018, 10:16 pm

» Tomato Tuesday 2018
by hammock gal 5/20/2018, 10:51 am

» Potato growing
by Scorpio Rising 5/20/2018, 9:49 am

» Mr. Booker's Garden -2018
by sanderson 5/18/2018, 12:17 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in MaY 2018
by Kelejan 5/17/2018, 10:30 pm

» Aero Garden for starting seeds?
by Windsor.Parker 5/17/2018, 3:44 pm

» Potatoes: Yes or No?
by jimmy cee 5/16/2018, 11:38 pm

» Interplanting Beans/Cucumbers to repel beetles
by Roseinarosecity 5/16/2018, 1:51 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

pole bean vine question from newbie.

Go down

pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  jennfinn1986 on 5/12/2014, 11:49 pm

Hi I'm new to SFG and have pole bean pants planted with a trellis for them to climb and they have started twining up the netting but some of the vines are twining together on the same strings like on top of each other. I was wondering if that's OK or should they be kept seperated? Any help so appreciated thanks!
avatar
jennfinn1986

Posts : 9
Join date : 2014-05-12
Location : valleyhead, AL

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  boffer on 5/13/2014, 12:02 am

Welcome to the forum!  glad you\'re here 

Have you heard the expression "a mess o' beans"?  It refers to food prepared in the kitchen, but it also describes my bean trellises!

Beans will grab onto anything; don't stand still too long in the garden lest they get you too!  

It's nothing to worry about.  However, at harvest time, it does make finding the beans a little more challenging.   tongue
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 65
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Re: pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  Marc Iverson on 5/13/2014, 12:10 am

Sure does! I can be looking at a knot of vines for quite a while, or the 4th time over, before spotting one hiding in that mess!

They seem to do just fine with it, though. Nothing seems to be throttling anything else when mine do it.
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3638
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 56
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  sanderson on 5/13/2014, 12:26 am

Jennfinn, Welcome to the Forum!  glad you\'re here 
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15995
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  dstack on 5/13/2014, 4:51 am

Yes, welcome! I'm a newbie as of last September, and I just started both bysh and pole beans. The latter is doing much better. They're having no trouble finding the 5' trellis and one has made it to the top, while the bush beans seem to be bearly surviving. I lost a couple of them.
avatar
dstack

Male Posts : 556
Join date : 2013-08-20
Age : 49
Location : South Florida (Ft. Lauderdale), Zone 10A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  jennfinn1986 on 5/13/2014, 5:19 am

OK great! Thank you all so much!
avatar
jennfinn1986

Posts : 9
Join date : 2014-05-12
Location : valleyhead, AL

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/13/2014, 8:45 am

Hi Jennfinn.  Welcome!
avatar
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4647
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 55
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

View user profile http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Re: pole bean vine question from newbie.

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum