Planting Peas

saturn1956(6)May 1, 2013

I would like to try planting peas I do have large containers and tomato cages for them to climb. I am wondering if I am behind as far as planting them I have not yet,just did not want to do it late,I know they are planted early

Saturn

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edweather(Zone 5a/b Central NY)

Really no such thing as too late for peas up here. I planted mine last week. Two years ago I planted a spring crop, and when they were done, planted another crop in the middle of summer and they grew just fine. You are a zone warmer, but go ahead and plant.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2013 at 10:09PM
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balconygirl(6a)

I'm interested in growing peas too ... what is the minimum depth of soil/size of container you recommend? Thanks ...

    Bookmark   May 16, 2013 at 10:48PM
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edweather(Zone 5a/b Central NY)

Depends on how many peas you want to grow. Last winter we planted a few in a tiny pot and put it on the window sill and grew them just for the fun of it. Even got a few peas out of it. They'll grow in just about anywhere, in anything, in as little as a few inches of soil. Just plant them in whatever you have and allow an inch or two between plants.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2013 at 12:37AM
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