Category: Beans and Peas

  • Why Are Peas Green? Are There Other Colors?

    Why Are Peas Green? Are There Other Colors?

    It’s common to find peas in almost every type of cuisine. These edible seeds are essential to different cultures and popular among people in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe during the Middle Ages. Peas eventually became popular in the United States. Peas are green because people want them to be that color. Different […]

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  • Complete Green Bean Guide: Pole, Bush, String, etc.

    Complete Green Bean Guide: Pole, Bush, String, etc.

    Green beans are a very healthy food; there is no better food than what you grow yourself. Before growing, it’s important to learn all you can about varieties, growing requirements, harvesting, and storage. Pole and bush beans are the two most popular green bean varieties – they’re very similar, but there are growing and care […]

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  • Are All Peas Mangetout? Definition and How to Tell

    Are All Peas Mangetout? Definition and How to Tell

    Mangetout peas are trendy because they can be eaten raw (although they taste better cooked). In addition, they’re known for being entirely edible. But, some people may wonder – are all peas mangetout? Not all peas are mangetout or entirely edible (including the shell). Mangetout peas include sugar peas and snow peas. Some peas, such […]

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  • Complete Guide to Peas: Best to Grow, Sweetest, FAQs

    Complete Guide to Peas: Best to Grow, Sweetest, FAQs

    Peas are a beloved ingredient for many, and they’re very healthy because of their high vitamin content, fiber, and protein. There’s nothing better than growing your own produce, and to do that, you need to know how to grow them, which variety to choose from, and how to harvest them. English peas, snow peas, and […]

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  • Do Beans Grow on Trees?

    Do Beans Grow on Trees?

    Beans are healthy, nutritious foods that come in many different varieties. Growing beans and other things in the garden one year, one of my younger children commented on how tall some plants get. Then, they asked if beans grow on trees. Beans like coffee and carob beans grow on trees or plants, while most garden […]

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