Introduction: Grow Your Own Bean Plant

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Here I will show you how to make a simple bean plant.

You'll Need:

- Beans (I used Red Beans)
- A glass or plastic jar (like a jamming jar)
- Paper towels
- Cling wrap
- Water
- A needle to puncture the cling wrap

Step 1: Step 1

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First, wet the paper towel and put it in the bottom of the jar, then drop the beans into the jar and wet a second paper towel and put it on top the beans in the jar.

Step 2: Finishing

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Now stretch some cling wrap over the mouth of the jar and put a rubber band around the top. Then, poke some holes in the top with a needle, now just wait a couple of days and you'll soon see a sprout.
 Once the sprouts touch the cling wrap you can take it off, when your plant grows about 6 inches you can take it out of the jar and plant it into the ground or a pot with dirt. Attached is a stop action clip of the plant growing.

Ask if you have any questions


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kat_delacruz (author)2015-07-12

Do you need to water this plant

keno1010 (author)2009-06-30

How long did your beans take to grow?

Emsaid (author)keno10102009-06-30

they took about a week to grow about 8 in., but only a couple of days to sprout

twilightgirl1901 (author)2009-06-22

I think the Earth has enough carbon Dioxide in the air. Dont make more by talking....

Emsaid (author)twilightgirl19012009-06-22

But when your plant is in a small jar not much carbon dioxide can get in to it so when you breathe on it (of the exhaled air about 4% is carbon dioxide) the gases collect and stay in the jar. Try an experiment, Talk a lot to a plant and don't talk to another and see which grows faster, taller, and stronger.

Weissensteinburg (author)2009-06-19

I would change your title to "Grow a Bean Plant" Make just sounds like we're trying to play god.

Emsaid (author)Weissensteinburg2009-06-19

lol guess i should

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