Earlier this month (May 2022), Colorado beans were featured on the CO-Horts Blog, which shares advice and observations from Colorado State University Extension Horticulture Agents and Specialists. Read this excerpt of the first paragraph and then head over to read the full blog!
Wait…What? Beans Don’t Come from a Can?
You may have seen snap bean and sugar snap pea plants in your garden, but raise your hand if you have ever seen a pinto bean plant in real life. If your answer is no, we have good news for you – Colorado is sixth in the nation in terms of bean production, and approximately 75% of our dry bean production is pinto beans. So, keep your eyes open this summer and you may be able to spot your first Phaseolus vulgaris from the pinto group!