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I heard runner beans can be soaked in paraffin to prevent voles stealing them, mine disappeared out of the soil.Can i soak peas and broad beans in this way,is it too late to plant these? Bo



It is true including mice , dont use too much just enough to roll them in not soaking.
Also you can use "gorse" roughly cut up and covering the beans then put the soil on the top they hate the spine's

I would say its to late to plant any of the beans for this year but you can plant Broad beans in the Autumn for a early crop next year


28 Jun, 2014


I certainly wouldn't 'soak'them. Wet them maybe, but that is all.

28 Jun, 2014


Thank goodness I asked, I was going to soak them,thank you Gg and bulbaholic.Bo Bangles

15 Jul, 2014

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