Beans

Planted some Garden Beans for the first time, had a couple meals, pretty good. Now, the remaining beans are really though, like I left 'em on the vine too long.
If I harvest all these toughies, will more tender ones appear? Or have these plants run their course.
(BTW, if'n you're in the midwest USA, and haven't had some sweet corn, go now and get some!)
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If the leaves and stem have turned brown, it is all over. If the leaves and stems are still green, pick off ripe crop, and water in a little bone meal. Hopefully, there will be more beans.
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DirtBag wrote:

Are they still flowering? If so you will get more beans.
David
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On 7/11/2010 9:41 PM, David Hare-Scott wrote:

Correct. But at this point. in the Midwest, don't bet the rent.
Tony M.
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DirtBag wrote:

That you left all those beans to mature is why your plants stopped producing. When beans are harvested young and often then there is no reason they shouldn't remain productive til first hard frost.
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DirtBag said:

Well then, if the snap beans are too matureshell out the tender baby beans inside and cook those. Should be delicious.

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