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Asked by
Anonymous on
June 8, 2015

Q. harvesting pinto beans

I planted Pinto Beans in my garden this year. But am not sure when to harvest them. I believe let them dry them then pick and shell. Can you give me any info on this?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
June 10, 2015
Certified Expert
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If you want to have dried beans, just allow the pod to dry on the bush.
Then pick them and store in a cool dry place.

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Asked by
jmoody03 on
September 12, 2016

Q. germinating pinto beans

Does it matter if you use tap water or purified water to germinate pinto beans? Which works best?

Answered by
Alisma on
September 13, 2016
Certified Expert
A.

Germinating pinto beans with either tap water or purified water is fine. There will probably be no difference or only a very small difference. Purified or distilled water is best for certain very sensitive plants, like carnivorous plants, but most plants really don't care.

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