Bean seeds should not be wet before planting. Bean seeds crack if the moisture content is too high inside the seed, which stops germination. Do not soak the bean seeds; instead, water the seeds after planting.
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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.