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Old 1 Week Ago   #31
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Al, bush beans are not vining. But your point about vines is still valid.

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....My fave are the broad yellow Roma beans,....

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Ill have to disagree somewhat with your statement, and I also didnt know that there was a yellow Roma bean? Interesting.


Anyhow, my favorite is Roma II, my seeds for those come specifically from Southern States. Believe me, they WANT to climb. I think it has to do with their parent lineage coming thru.


I noticed this morning that a few vines are starting up the sprinkler poles I have setup in the High Tunnel. So, with my seed source, yes they will climb if given the choice.


Ill happily provide a photo if it helps my claims and furthers the conversation.
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This year I'll grow gherkins vertically in spirals (Svatava F1), winter pumpkins (Hokaido, Buternut Lyscia and Uchiki Kuri) also vertically in spirals. and zucchini (Jigonal and Ambassador F1 – bush) on the ground. They're all growing up for me.
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Your garden is very neat and tidy. Do you have much problem with bugs on your squash and gherkins/cucumbers? I am not growing squash because the bugs kill the plants every year.

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There are no pests of these plants in our country. No disease, just cucumber, can be a problem in the hot summer (long over 30 ° C), when from the south (Bulgaria, etc.) it gets into the Czech Republic cucumber mold. In our conditions, this mold does not cut through. This partially addresses hybrid varieties more resistant to this mold, and it is also solved by early planting so that when the mildew arrives, it is necessary to have enough pickled cucumbers.
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NO SQUASH BUGS??!!! Packing my bags to move to the Czech Republic...

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This year I'll grow gherkins vertically in spirals (Svatava F1), winter pumpkins (Hokaido, Buternut Lyscia and Uchiki Kuri) also vertically in spirals. and zucchini (Jigonal and Ambassador F1 – bush) on the ground. They're all growing up for me.
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Vladimir, Looking at your pics that's a lot of Squash and Pumpkins!

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Vegetables native to America (tomatoes, peppers and squashes) do not taste any beetle or animals with us. Only potatoes came to us with its pest - potato beetle. And this beetle also loves eggplant.
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