Late season peas

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Bret F, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. Bret F

    Bret F Well-Known Member

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    I always grow a great patch of shelling peas in the spring, but for the late summer - fall crop I just do not get a good germination. Does any one have any tips on how to get them to take off when it is hot in order to produce before winter hits?

    Thanks,
    Bret
     
  2. chicken

    chicken Well-Known Member

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    Good question, as I was just planning to grow some more snow peas. I was going to water them more and I read to mulch them to keep the moisture in and the ground cooler.
     

  3. Mid Tn Mama

    Mid Tn Mama Well-Known Member Supporter

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    If germination is the problem, Put your seeds in a zip lock bag with a damp paper towel. Place under the sink and check every day. When they have germinated, plant them and keep watered.