June 12, 2018

Kawanui Farm – Kona

I love green beans.  My favorite variety to grow is the Alan Chadwick Blue Lake Green Bean that is a pole variety, meaning that you need to provide a trellis for it to grow on. 

Beans come in 2 types, pole or bush.  Bush beans are short compact plants.  I prefer growing pole beans. I think production is greater over a longer period of time, I don’t have to bend down to pick them, and I can see them easier among the leaves on a trellis...

February 1, 2018

I wasn’t really a fan of peppers, any kind of peppers, until I tasted one of the varieties grown by the Hawai’i Seed Growers Network (HSGN) www.hawaiiseedgrowersnetwork.com called Ka’ala. 

This long red sweet pepper, released by the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) in 1996 was developed for tropical and sub-tropical environments for its resistance to a common disease “bacterial wilt.”  This was the result of 15 years of selection w...

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