Kids in the Garden: How to Grow a Bean Teepee
By LiaMack on June 04, 2009
A bean teepee creates a magical
hiding spot for your children, a place to discover nature up close,
allowing them to enjoy the summer months out of the sun and - maybe
even for a time - out of your way while tend to your garden or attempt
to read a book and relax.
Easy as 1, 2, 3...
push seven to nine 6-foot bamboo poles 3 inches deep into the ground,
forming a semi-circle while allowing room for an entrance.
two beans – pole beans, runner beans, lima beans – at the base of each
bamboo pole to ensure at least one plant will make it to the top.
can be put to task with a handful of beans and simple instructions,
creating their very own hideaway. Once the beans have reached their
full height, place a blanket inside to sit upon. Perfect for either the
front or backyard, a Bean Teepee is a great escape, complete with its
very own crunchy snacks!
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