Growing Soybeans

Growing Wisdom
January 25, 2011 AT 12:00 AM
Edamame or soybeans are a warm weather crop that make for a great side dish. I grow soybeans as a second crop in a summer rotation. These warm weather plants are native to Africa, Asia, and Australia. They are increasingly popular with gardeners due to their health benefits. They are high in fiber and protein, and area good source of calcium. Soybeans need to be planted when the weather has warmed and in soil rich in nitrogen and organic matter. The plants, depending on the variety g...