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Sean gets the chance to start digging on the allotment and also spends time in the greenhouse sowing another batch of vegetable and flower seeds.
I am growing windsor broad beans and a heritage Black Russian Broad bean as well, I am in Calgary, Canada so it will be a bit of time before I can sow mine….
This year I’ll be growing just a few Red Epicure for the novelty value as I’m not a big fan of Broad Beans.
Keep up the good work Sean. Great to see the weekly updates.
I’m growing The Sutton and Bunyards Exibition – I’m in Pontypridd in South Wales.
Where did you buy your raised beds from please?
I made the raised beds from scratch. I’ll film something this weekend on how they were made and put it in the next episode. Look out for it on Wednesday.
emma i dont know where u r in the uk but there is a company in yorkshire that do decking boards. ive just made mine using them. edecks.co.uk free delivery over £100. can recommend them
We’ve got some Aquadulce which were sowed in October; they’re still looking ok, so fingers crossed. Later we’ll be sowing some Suttons and I think we have some Express ones which we’ll also be sowing. I’m in Hungerford, Berks (http://www.facebook.com/H.MarshLane).
I have a couple of rows of Aquadulce broad beans planted back in november, about 3 inches high now and survived a few hard frosts and snow. Gary in Caerphilly. Good to see you back Sean.
I’m growing the sutton as my site can get windy and this variety is a dwarf.
I’m growing heritage broad beans, haven’t sown them yet. I did try some autumn sown ones this year and they were doing really well until this month and the snow has finished them off, such a shame as they were about 2foot high. I think the weather is too severe up here in the north so wont try that again.
I’ll be growing crimson broad beans and normal ones – Bunyards Exhibition. Got the crimson seeds from a seed swap! I’m in Oldham.
Am looking forward to seeing the flowers and smelling the scent of the Crimson Broad Bean.
I noticed uve mentioned harry dodson in a few of yr vids . the man was a legend . the whole seires of the victorian kitchen garden is on you tube .. such skilled gardening and such a interesting series .. thanx for posting yr vids .. i enjoy them
Hi I am growing Aquadulce Claudia, Crimson Flowered, HSL Cretian and a black seeded broad bean sent to me by a friend overseas. I am in the Midlands.
Hi Sean I’m growing The Sutton and Giant Exhibition Broad beans. South Somerset. I get them from a company called vegetableseeds . net . 65 seed for 80p and with free postage on all seeds.
That would be leaves, to make leaf mold. Make a good soil conditioner and there free.
what is that cage of dry leaves behind you? compost?
Tweed Heads, Northern New South Wales
Aquadulce is a very good variety. Haven’t tried Bunyards.
Hi Sean, i`m growing Aquadulce Broad Beans.I`m also growing Bunyards Exhibition which i have just sown this week.
Thanks Linda. New one goes live tonight.
Hi Tim, Yes, Swiss Beet and Swiss Chard are the same plant. Maybe one day I’ll get to visit New York if funds ever allowed and would like to visit The High Line. Maybe one day! Thanks for watching, new videos every Wednesday.
Hi Sean, Hello From Upstate New York (across the pond) Came across this video so now I have to back track to watch your other ones. I never tried broad beans before. I was wondering if Swiss Beet is what some call Swiss Chard or are they two separate plants? I have only grown some basics like Tomato, Potato, Peas, Peppers. Bought seeds for letuuce and beets but never seem to plant them. Thanks for posting this video
More ideals to come! Thanks for watching.
Ow, that’s where I got the idea of the couve tronchuda (and the pea’s and beans and and and ….)
Hi, im growing Armstrong Broad Beans most of my plants are about a foot tall already!!!
Great video, very informative. Thanks
Welcome to our little gang of amateur gardeners.
Broad Beans looks as if they stop growing when you sow them before Christmas then all of a sudden in Spring they grow very quickly.
Hi Natalie, What part of Australia?
Hi Sean I’m from the tropical island of Puerto Rico. I came across your video and i loved it. The only beans that i grow are green beans and pink beans. Thats the bean that we eat. I also planted garlic a week ago and they sprouted very nice. Keep up the great work.
Hi Sean , Paul in St Helens here .I’m growing Broadbean Bunyards Exhibition and The Sutton . I planted some of the Bunyards on the allotment just before winter of which only 2 remain which are only about 4 inches high . Having said that I planted a dozen more Bunyards out on January 20th which are now 6-8 inches high . I planted the dwarf Sutton variety out on January 27th and they are about 3 inches tall already . I protect them using cloches made from empty water bottles with cut off bases .
Finding your videos very informative. I live in Australia in a subtropical climate and are planting seeds now, pretty much same as you in the Uk. I love that you are doing a weekly series.
Called Summer Days. Bought it from a music production company.
Glad your better
I really love the music can you tell me what it is called
Have a good week
I’m growing two varieties, Crimson Flowered and Bunyard Exhibition. I grew them for the first time last year and they were prolific. However, I grew mine in situ rather than in pots first. Have you found pots to be a more reliable method? Although mine produced well, there were a few misses.
Thanks. Good to be working the soil again.
Excellent show Sean, you’ve reminded me to start my runner bean pit this weekend.
Interesting as always Sean. Just tweeted a link to this for you Sir ! Be in touch about the cold frame today. Matt
It is dwarfer than most broad bean varieties about 3 feet and only has 3 or 4 beans per pod but lots of pods so yield ok. Worth growing just for the colour of the flowers in my opinion
Hey Sean. No broad beans for me.. My label printer is by Dymo its a LetraTag LT-100T It does water proof plastic labels, paper labels and even the iron-on labels for kids school uniforms. I got it off of ebay about 4 years ago. I think it was cheaper them the Brother equivalent. I look forward to seeing the veg half of you plot finished in the spring. (Currysniffa Chesterfield Derbyshire)
Is it a good cropper?
Hi sean I grow the crimson flowered broad here in Dublin . I originally got the seed from hydra now called garden organic
It is great to see that the season seems to be changing and it is time for you to get back into the garden again. I have never grown broad beans, I usually just grown climbing beans here in Australia though plenty of people here do grown broad beans.
hi can you tell me what that printer you used
Hello Sean just ordered one of those brother printer’s that you recomended. it should be here in a couple of days.Thanx for the tip.
Many thanks. The more that join us the merrier. It’s nice to finally get sowing.
hi, im in notts and have had allotments in the past but had to move so now i use my garden. Though its all clay im planning t make raised beds. I do grow broad beans though not sure what name, when i find them i’ll post the name. I’ve only just found your channel and find it helpful i’m off to look for my broad beans and going to plant some today. Thank you for the great videos.