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Q.Remove Every Other Bush Bean Plant?

Zone Sanbornville, NH 03872 | Anonymous added on June 22, 2022 | Answered

First time planting a veggie garden alone. Hubby has lots of advice but I want to know why I should thin.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on June 29, 2022

It's always best to thin out seedlings to prevent the competition for nutrients and water. It also increases air circulation. Plants too close together are more susceptible to fungal infections due to lack of air movement.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/seeds/thinning-seedlings.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/beans/growing-bush-beans.htm

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