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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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