Growing Peas in Your Vegetable Garden

MOTHER’s vegetable garden shares how to grow peas, including the history and horticulture of the pea, what, where, when and how to plant, pests, and how to harvest and store peas.

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When selecting a pea variety, be aware that vining types usually produce a heavier crop than do most dwarfs, and wrinkle-seeded peas tend to be sweeter than the smooth ones.
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