|Picture taken October 9, 2018|
I am readying my monthly planting post for gardening in November (with two great harvest soup recipes), but I wanted to get this information to you ASAP.
Get your sugar peas in NOW and then successive sow every 2-3 weeks for a continuous harvest into late spring. Each plant will continue to pump out pods for months as long as you keep them picked regularly.
I love Sugar Peas!!
In fact I love them so much I wrote a block post several years ago (link below) in my Ode To Sugar Peas.
|Harvested Last March, pods, peas, shells for dinner.|
So, I have been growing them for quite a few years, successive sowing every 2-3 weeks (more going in today) following the old 1 pea per 4-6 inches in sowing and then I found this wonderful youtube channel a couple of years ago and - bingo - I realized I had been denying myself a true bounty of peas to harvest.
Second, while the video highlights a genius method planting LONG rows, it is the seed spacing I want you to pay attention to.
Third, I did this last year and had a huge and continuous crop of sugar peas through March/April, far more in the same of garden area, than in prior years.
TIP: Soak your pea seeds for a couple of hours - but no more than 8 - to speed up germination.
I hope you find the video and ideas helpful.
Huws Nursery (UK)
My Blog Post "Ode to Sugar Peas"
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