|Clockwise from left: Hidatsa Shield Figure, Good Mother Stallard, Hutterite Soup, Tiger's Eye|
|Sheet, or "sandwich composting" was a great way to prepare the soil for my bean trial|
|Italian Butter Beans have abundant white flowers|
|Italian Butter Beans pods are large and fibrous|
Good Mother Stallard grew well and have plentiful pods that will be beginning to dry soon. I hope to have enough to save seeds and have some for cooking! The dry beans are very pretty: maroon with white swirls (see photo at top).