Beans

Bean stalks are highly productive. Get the right varieties growing with this selection of plants of the Fabaceae family.

Snow peas for refreshing meals!

Snow pea is a variety of green pea for which the seed and the pod are eaten together. To savor them until you burst, plant some in your vegetable patch!
Snow pea pods and their contents gathered in a spoon

Spring sowing and planting

There it is! Spring! Rather than cramming to fit everything in a single month, stage your sowing and planting wisely to maximize your harvests and avoid spring burn-out.
Row of onion and strawberry plants

Companion planting in the vegetable patch

Just like humans, vegetables also have friends and foes. Some families stimulate or protect each other. Other families tire each other out and make each other vulnerable. Companion planting is the art of pairing them well!
Raised beds with companion planting

Lentil, from seed to harvest

Known and renowned for its nutritional properties, lentil is an annual plant that is a cinch to grow in the garden.
Lentil plants growing in a vegetable patch, with pods ready for the harvest

How to grow beans in 3 minutes

Beans are delicious when freshly harvested from the garden, and with this snappy happy video you’ll have your beans growing in no time! Works for all kinds of pole beans (broad bean, snap bean…) Read more ►

Garden with your kids

Nice weather usually means eating more delicious fruits and vegetables. Why not seize the chance to garden and grow your own together with your children?
Grandfather unearthing a potato with a grandchild

Growing vegetables on your balcony, give it a try!

Persons living in an apartment also have the right to grow their own vegetables, don’t you think? Actually, you don’t need to have a lot of land to plant seeds or plants. With our tips and tricks you’ll discover how easy it is to have your own vegetable patch on a balcony!
Tomato plant on a balcony with fruits ripening

Permaculture fertilizers and compost

Underlying the success of every garden is the health of its soil – this is particularly true in permaculture. Fertilize it with fresh nutrients like compost, maintain it, disturb it only when absolutely necessary: your soil will stay healthy and fertile, and its quality will increase
Permaculture gardens require fertilizer and compost

No-treat vegetable patch: easy peasy

Experiment with companion planting which has by now proven its effectiveness in organic vegetable gardening. It’s easy, all pros and no cons: no treating and less work!
Easy growing for vegetables without even treating

Spring sowing and planting in the vegetable patch

Spring is a busy season for planting and sowing, busy as in “buzzy” since bees and insects have joined the show in the vegetable patch! You need to clean, sow, repot, transplant, and more if you want to harvest
Rows of lettuce and radish sowed and planted in a spring vegetables patch.

An effortless veggie garden

Want to grow your own vegetables, but you’re never home? If you’re one of the persons who can only visit their garden once a week or less, go for a self-managing vegetable patch!
Vegetable patch with no maintenance

Bean blight, 5 diseases that cause spots and wilting on beans

Beans are a favorite in the vegetable patch, and not only for us! Many types of sickness-causing fungus and bacteria also love to infect bean plants. They cause brown or yellow spots,wilt, and other issues on bean leaves, bean pods and vines. Here are the main culprits responsible for bean blight.
Types of blight that infect bean leaves, pods and seeds

23 Vegetables that resist drought and dry spells

“Climate change”. Hard to have a day go by when this phrase isn’t heard in a conversation. And, like it or not, seasons are changing: frost dates are shifting, winters get milder, summer heat waves strike stronger, drought becomes a thing where it previously never was…
Drought resistant vegetables

A small patch of green

Mini garden, courtyard or balcony: if astutely set up, your little patch under the sky can become a space where life is great.
Balcony with blue shutters and many plants

Lentil health benefits and therapeutic value

Lentil is a very significant nutrient. Lentil has been cultivated since the earliest civilizations for its seeds which are particularly rich in nutrients, especially protein.
Lentils spilling from a jar
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