17 of the Best Shelling Pea Varieties to Grow in Your Garden
Homegrown shelling peas are a tasty side dish and they’ll help you fill the freezer for meals after the growing season ends. But all varieties are not created equal! For a bumper crop from plants that will grow best in your area, check out 17 of the top shelling peas to grow in your garden. #peas #gardening #gardenerspath
Planting Spring Peas in Containers: Get Them Out Early!
Peas love the cold and can handle the morning frost. What they don't like is prolonged wet, cold, soggy, soil. It often leads to their death. A bit less dramatically said... they mold, rot and of course don't germinate. I am in Maryland Zone 7 and you can give peas a try, starting in mid February if you want to push them early into the ground. But... container plantings can help you start peas and other vegetables a few weeks early with more success. Why? Containers drain better and w...