bees wanted: apply within

July 9, 2009 at 7:59 am Leave a comment

runner bean flowers in yard

I was delighted when the first flowers appeared on our runner bean plants in the back yard.  Growth at the allotment has been stunted by black fly infestations and I doubt we’ll get much of a crop.  Sadly lots of flowers doesn’t mean lots of bean pods; our yard plants are suffering from a lack of pollinating insects and are not setting.

spot the difference?

MOSAIC - runner beans

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