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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.
Climbing Bean 'Helda' - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds
Phaseolus vulgaris, French Bean, Green Bean
This flat podded French Bean produces high yields of 25cm (10") long, pods throughout summer. The smooth, stringless pods are early to mature and can be harvested from June onwards. For even earlier crops, Climbing Bean ‘Helda’ can be grown in the greenhouse. Height: 180cm (70"). Spread: 30cm (12").
Companion planting: Try growing French beans with Nasturtiums to draw aphids away from your crop.
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