Bean Rash

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by pw_quiltworks, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    LOL Have you ever got a rash from picking string beans? It's just odd. My arms are covered with red splotches. On my face too. I don't garden so I dunno. My husband does the gardening. He had to work today so I thought I would help with the garden. Hmmph not doing that again!!
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Never got a rash from picking string beans, but when I helped remove pole bean leaves and vines at end of season, made my arms splotchy and so itchy. Cucumbers, squash picking gets my arms immediately.
     
  3. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    That is probably what it is. I was reaching for them on the ladder. He has them on high poles. I know the leaves and vines brushed my arms. I get something from strawberries that is about the same.
     
  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Oh yeah. I have to choose my poison: long sleeves to avoid the itchies, or tank top to avoid the "sweats".
     

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