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Green beans multiply at an absolutely unmanageable rate, in endless loops. (Amy Thielen / For the Enterprise)

Recipe-phile: 'Garden-master' offers advice on the taming of the greens

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The deluge of zucchini dumped upon the innocent gardener has enough truth to it to earn its cliché, but a bounty of zucchini isn't my fate this year.


Maybe their sluggishness is due to the cool weather, or maybe it's my fancy heirloom Italian zucchini: they're delicious, firm and almost crisp when sliced, but they grow against type, with a slow, plodding march toward harvest size.

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