What's your question? Ask

Bean Plants

Q.When and Where to Plant Greens

Anonymous added on June 11, 2011 | Answered

I once heard the saying “after greens, plant beans”. . . something to do with nitrogen. Have you heard this before?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on June 16, 2011

Greens, being green and leafy, take a lot of nitrogen from the soil. Old time gardeners might not have known about the chemistry involved, but without all that scientific stuff they figured out that legumes fixed nitrogen back into the soil. Organic gardening at its best!

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Bean Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert