Garden Update | Long Beans: Delicious But Slightly Creepy Looking

Garden Update | Long Beans: Delicious But Slightly Creepy Looking

Am I the only one who feels slightly unsettled by long beans? They remind me of tentacles. Or creepy long fingernails. You see it too, right? I’m not crazy, right?

…but hey, at least they taste good! So there’s that! I was just complaining about how I never get more than a dozen or so beans from my other bean plants. Well, Red Noodle Long Beans are the solution to this problem because a dozen of these beans is definitely enough for a meal. If you can get over the tentacle-ness.

It’s now the end of July, and I’ve been a little disappointed with my garden. Last year, I didn’t get very many vegetables at all. I was convinced it was because I got a late start and that this year would be better. Oh yes, it would! This year, we’d be eating veggies from the garden everyday. I’d go outside with a big basket and fill it up with sun-ripened tomatoes and handfuls of beans. In fact, I’d have so many zucchini and cucumbers and eggplant, I’d end up having to give them away.

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