Gardens, Peas, Spring Planting, Vegetable Garden

First Peas Emerge!

Today we saw the very first peas emerging from the soil despite near freezing temperatures last night. We planted the peas on the 11th of April, making it seven days to germination. The dwarf grays are the first up.  Happy Day!

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Gardens, Peas, Raised Beds, Spring Planting, Vegetable Garden

Pea Planting!

I know. I know. We're super late getting our peas in this year, but I'm happy to report that the first batch is now planted in the new raised bed we built this year for peas. This year we've planted the following varieties: Long-Vine Sugar Snap (Pisum sativum) Dwarf Gray Sugar (Pisum sativum v. macrocarpon)… Continue reading Pea Planting!

Gardens, Peas, Raised Beds, Spring Planting, Vegetable Garden

The New Pea Raised Bed & Trellis

As mentioned previously, we need to re-build most of the raised beds in the vegetable garden this year (we're also flirting with expanding the garden with a new No Dig section, but the raised beds will stay at least for the next few years in the main veggie garden). Given the cold and snowy spring,… Continue reading The New Pea Raised Bed & Trellis