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Growing and Harvesting Kohlrabi, Yardlong Beans and White Eggplant

Here are some growing tips and harvesting hints to help maximize the yield of kohlrabi, yardlong-bean and white-eggplant crops.

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Photo 7 of 11You can save a few of the mature beans so that you can plant yardlong beans again next summer.

Dry Some Beans(7 of 11)

Let the pods dry on the vine, turning completely yellow and leathery. Shuck the beans into a basket, and let them air-dry in a warm, dry spot. Place the dried beans in an envelope and set them aside in a cool, dry place until you're ready to plant again next year.

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