Growing Peas

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Peas are one of the tastiest vegetables to plant in a garden.  They are easy to grow, sweet when picked at the right time, chocked full of protein, easy to harvest and store.  This is definitely one of my go-to veggies.

At the end of January; directly sow seeds in succession (enough for one week’s harvest plus a little more as a contingency) and repeat weekly. Sow Peas in soil that is between 40-75oF at 1” depth. It will take anywhere from 3-14 days to germinate. Sprout the peas by soaking the peas in cool water for 8-12 hours, drain and rinse twice per day for three days.  Plant the sprouted peas.

Peas prefer a soil temperature of 60-65oF to grow. The pH range should be between 6.0-7.0. Plant in rows giving 1” spacing between each seedling and 3-6” staggered, between each row. Do…

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