Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

David G. Smith (
Mon, 01 Mar 1999 05:45:12 -0500

>> I've been wondering about those hyacinth beans.  Are they any good to eat?
>> One place I read that they were edible when small, but I got the impression
>> they were mainly an ornamental plant.
>Many folks grow them as ornamentals but the bean and the leaves are edible
>according to everything I have read on them. I figure we can have the
beauty of
>the vines and blooms and then eat what we want of them. <BG>

Well let us know how they are, OK?  Maybe I'll try them next year.