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I planted green beans for theI planted green beans for the first time 3 years ago and got beautiful plants and a gorgeous crop. Last year I decided to fertilize my garden and the garden store recommended a basic fertilizer and lime treatment. I did that. But last year only 1/4 of the seeds I planted came up. I replanted and got the same results. This year we fertilized again and spread lime again. Same results only 1/4 of the seeds came up. I dug down in the soil and there are all these little stems about 2 inches long and the bean pod is burst open but they never rooted and came through the soil. We also mulch our garden with grass clippings as soon as we plant all the seeds. Can you help me figure out what is wrong?

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