Beans in the Garden UncategorizedBean Bulletin Here are five reasons to make space in your vegetable – or flower – garden for beans this summer. They are easy to grow, making them a foolproof choice for anyone and a fun choice for kids who are new to gardening. They add color and beauty to any vegetable garden. Some, like kidney beans, produce beautiful red flowers. Pinto beans grow in colorful pods. Certain choices, like cranberry beans, add drama to the landscape. You can store the harvest all winter without any additional processingThey improve the health of garden soil by adding nitrogen Ready to grow beans? Here’s a handy how-to guide to get you started.