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Peas and beans are easy to grow and great for children too. Sowing in succession (every few weeks) means you'll have a continuous crop throughout the summer. Try growing sweet peas next to your runner beans to improve pollination.
Dwarf Bean 'Delinel'
Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean, Bush Bean
Dwarf Bean 'Delinel' is an outstanding variety for both crop yield and flavour. The 15cm (6") mid green, stringless beans are of superb quality with dark black seeds within the pods. This RHS AGM variety has a long season if picked regularly, and shows good resistance to Bean Mosaic Virus and Anthracnose. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.
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