Bush beans are the type of bean crop that a beginning gardener can grow for a first-time trial. It is so because it is easier to grow. It is easier to maintain because it doesn’t require trellising. The best time to start planting bush beans is during early spring which is after the last frost date in your area.
You can plant bush beans in winter. Bearing in mind that bush beans are warm-season crops and cold-sensitive. Bush beans rarely germinate as quickly expected during temperatures below 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
No, it’s not ideal to soak bush beans before planting them.
It ruins their chances of germination because the seeds get starved of oxygen while being soaked in water. This damages the embryos of the seeds.