Beans prefer sandy soil, but will grow in clay potting soil. Amend heavy clay soil by mixing sand to loosen the soil. Mix the sand into the top 6 to 8 inches of the soil before planting. Plant your beans on a site with full sun.
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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.