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Old 08-11-2004, 04:16 PM
Jaques d'Alltrades
 
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Last year, I dug up 3 runner bean plants, trimmed them to 3" of stem,
planted them in a pot of multipurpose compost, put it in an unheated
bedroom and left them. They died.


This year, a have them in a pot with about a dozen leaves still attached
and I'm hoping to improve :-)


- Should I chop them down to 3" again?
- Should I water them once a month?
- Keep them warm/cold/wet/dry/light/dark?


Thanks!


Dig them up, leaving two or three inches of stem, making sure there some
buds there.

Keep them in a ventilated container of dry sand, in a cool place which
will not freeze.

GQT tip from younks ago. Works for me every year. Well, every year there
isn't an unexpectedly early hard frost.

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