Tag Archive | peas

Peas (almost) and Tools

Just waiting for those pods to get bumpy.   Aren’t they cute?  My sister gave them to me and I keep them on hand for installing art exhibits.  This time they clipped some wire for holding together a structure to protect and support sweet peas.  Whenever my husband sees them, he seems to look at […]

Say Peas Please 3

They are now in the ground in the greenhouse.

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You can also see other things that are overwintering.

 

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Say Peas Please 2

The peas are poking up their heads.  That didn’t take long, did it?   Meanwhile this plant (aeonium) is doing something in between its leaves. It is on a window sill because I fear it may not be truly hardy in my garden. *

Say Peas Please 1

This is something I did last year and as it was successful, I am trying it again, albeit I started a bit earlier last year. These peas were put to soak either Sunday or Monday night and then drained the next day, rinsed and well-drained several times a day. By Wednesday, they had begun to […]

A Pea Experiment

I set a few peas to sprout, soaking them overnight and then rinsing them regularly in a strainer. It only took about 3 days. Then I potted them up in compost. After a week they had grown amazingly with roots even starting to come out the drainage holes. Now they are out in the greenhouse. We shall see, this is the first time I have tried this.

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