Soya beans

November 18, 2017 shouball 0

Introduction Originating in Southeast Asia, these beans are an excellent source of protein and can harvested and dried, or the hairy pods boiled or steamed […]


November 18, 2017 shouball 0

Introduction There’s nothing like the flavour of freshly picked peas. Use them as quickly as possible once picked as they lose their sweetness. Dwarf varieties […]

French beans

November 12, 2017 shouball 0

Introduction French beans are delicious and easy to grow in small gardens. They make great finger food for children, and are ideal for anyone who […]

Broad beans

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Introduction Pick broad beans fresh from the garden and they taste sensational – young beans are sweet, tender and succulent. Sow them in the autumn […]

Runner Beans

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Introduction Quintessentially British, runner beans are one of the easiest vegetables to grow and are a delicious garden staple. Most varieties grow very tall and […]


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The chickpea or chick pea (Cicer arietinum) is a legume of the family Fabaceae, subfamily Faboideae. It is also known as gram, or Bengal gram, garbanzo or garbanzo […]


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The lentil (Lens culinaris) is an edible pulse. It is a bushy annual plant of the legume family, known for its lens-shaped seeds. It is about […]

Mung Beans

April 3, 2015 shouball 0

The mung bean (Vigna radiata), alternatively known as the moong bean, green gram, lentil, is a plant species in the legume family.  Native to the […]