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Five Lessons Learned from an Heirloom Bean

Barksdale Wax Pole Bean was one of the two first bean varieties I started saving seed from, back in 1984. In 1983 Jerreth’s grand parents obtained the seed from  the Claude Barksdale family, who in turn got their seed from Aunt Lavera Halsclaw. Aunt Lavera was 101 years old when she passed the seed on …

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