Browse The Library
Baby Lima Bush Beans

Baby Lima Bush Beans 'Henderson' (Phaseolus lunatus)

An early-maturing variety, ideal for regions with a short growing season. This heirloom variety was introduced in the 1889 and remains a time-tested favorite. Produces an abundance of buttery-flavored “baby” lima beans. Each pod contains 3-4 beans and the plants provide a steady…

Beans, Bush Beans

Beans, Bush Beans 'Blue Lake Bush' (Phaseolus vulgaris)

This bean has been around forever… And it’s no wonder, it is incredibly easy to grow and produces heaps of beans with the best garden fresh flavor a bean has to offer. Harvesting the beans when the pods are about 6 ½” long will ensure the best results for tenderness and…

Black Bean, Black Turtle BeanBean, Black Turtle Bean

Black Bean, Black Turtle BeanBean, Black Turtle Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Black beans are a staple for creating traditional Latin American cuisine. They are easy to grow and the beans are high in fiber and nutrients. Black beans should be prepared and used just like pinto or red beans. Mix them with other beans for a colorful, festive look!

Bush Beans

Bush Beans 'Derby' (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Bushy upright plants make harvesting a snap. Expect great yields of flavorful, stringless pods all season long. This is a great variety for freezing and canning. Recognized by All-America Selections in 1990 for outstanding garden performance, disease resistance and high yields.

Bush Beans

Bush Beans 'Mascotte' (Phaseolus vulgaris)

This bush bean does not require support and is an ideal choice for small-space gardens. The slim, stringless beans develop above the leaves, which makes for easier harvesting. Enjoy a plentiful crop and extended harvest by picking every other day. This outstanding bean was chosen as…

Bush Beans

Bush Beans 'Maxibel' (Phaseolus vulgaris)

The first full-size stringless, filet-type snap bean. Filet snap beans are the long, slender, stringless beans that are so popular in European cuisine. Tall, erect plants making harvesting easy. Easy to grow and great for beginning gardeners! Also known as “haricot verts” or…

Bush Bean, Soup Bean

Bush Bean, Soup Bean 'Hutterite' (Phaseolus vulgaris)

A delicious Heirloom bean that originated with a North American community of Hutterites. The smooth yellow beans have a mild buttery flavor. They are very popular for making a creamy white soup or as an ingredient in other soups. For dried beans, leave pods on plant until dry and…

Bush Beans

Bush Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)

No garden is complete without some green beans and the bush beans are one of the easiest and most reliable vegetables to grow. Unlike pole beans, they do not require support. The plant forms a small, shrub-like mound of foliage. Regular harvesting encourages the plant to produce more…

Bush Beans

Bush Beans 'Provider' (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Incredibly reliable bush bean produces lots of crisp, stringless green beans early in the season. A good selection for gathering dry beans for soup. Leave some pods on the plant to mature and dry to harvest beans. Highly productive, compact plant is ideal for small space gardens.

Bush Bean, Yin Yang Bean, Orca Bean

Bush Bean, Yin Yang Bean, Orca Bean 'Calypso' (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Beautiful black and white beans add a unique flair to any traditional recipe calling for beans. This is one of the earliest beans available. Plant in spring as soon as the threat of frost has passed. For dried beans, leave pods on plant until dry and hard, then harvest and shell the…