Bean and Pea Cool-Weather Crops for Home Gardeners

Lentils, chickpeas, fava beans and soup peas are perfect bean and pea cool-weather crops for home gardeners who want pure food and self-reliance.

These bean and pea cool-weather crops are a great choice for spring or fall planting. These Capucijiners' soup-pea pods are easy to see when picking, and make delicious pea soup.
These bean and pea cool-weather crops are a great choice for spring or fall planting. These Capucijiners' soup-pea pods are easy to see when picking, and make delicious pea soup.
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