All About Growing Dry Beans and Peas

Learn the ins and outs of growing dry beans and peas, including lima beans, runner beans, tepary beans, field peas and more. You’ll be surprised to learn that growing beans is a real snap.

Cooking dry beans takes some planning ahead because you must first soak the beans in water for many hours. Beans make the perfect addition to favorite hearty dishes such as chili and black bean soup.
Illustration by Keith Ward