Peas are some of the easiest and most exciting crops to grow in your garden. They’re among the first spring crops to pop up and their hardy seedlings can easily withstand light frost and cold spells. You can sow pea seeds directly in the ground or undercover and they should provide you with a steady supply of pea shoots and pea pods.
Don’t be embarrassed – it happens to the best of us. You invested money and time into your precious pea seedlings, only to find after a few months that they aren’t doing well at all. Before you write off this season as a loss, let’s uncover why your peas aren’t producing, and what adjustments you can make to save this season’s crop.
Beans are a common feature in most gardens because they are reasonably tolerant of many conditions and quick and easy to grow. I personally enjoy how fast pole beans climb up their trellis, eagerly watching their progress every day and waiting for those delicious pods to arrive. But while the other vegetables in the garden…
It doesn’t take a lot to successfully grow peas, but figuring out when to pick them can be a bit of a mystery, particularly for new and inexperienced growers. But not to worry, because in this article you’ll find everything you need to know so you can harvest this tasty, cool-weather crop at its ideal sweetness.