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How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Bush Beans in Your Garden

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 3 min read

Green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), also known as snap beans, string beans, or green beans, are one of the most commonly grown plants in a home vegetable garden. Green beans are easy to grow and they impart nutrients into the soil through a process called “nitrogen fixing.”