scarlet runner beans

6 secrets to abundance in the edible garden

Carol Pope

Here are six secrets of the best choices for powerhouse producers that will provide you with easy, yet exquisite, edible garden fare all summer long.

'Painted Lady' bean (Garden Making photo)

Watching the pole beans grow

Judith Adam

Pole beans are tender-fleshed green, yellow and purple snap beans sold in markets as string beans (although they are mostly string less).