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The Bean Banjo, and other beany bits…

Is it bean season where you are? At Milkwood Farm we’re awash in them. Green beans, purple beans, borlotti beans, scarlet runner beans… it’s one big bean-athon.

Down in our market garden is a strange and extensive structure called The Bean Banjo. The Banjo is our bean growing trellis of sorts, constructed from polypipe and star pickets, with vertical strings of jute. It’s worked extremely well and was very easy to build. Continue reading


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