Information About Peas

Growing peas in the garden can be a great thing if you have the right tools. Using the following tips and information, you will learn all about how to care for pea plants so you can have a plentiful harvest. Learn how to combat common pea problems and how to grow peas successfully. Soon you’ll be on your way to reaping the benefits of garden peas.

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Pea ‘Dwarf Gray Sugar’ – Tips On Caring For Dwarf Gray Sugar Peas

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

If you’re looking for a plump, tender pea, Dwarf Gray Sugar pea is an heirloom variety that doesn’t disappoint. You can learn about planting and caring for Dwarf Gray Sugar peas in the following article. Click here for more information.

Snowflake Pea Info: Learn About Growing Snowflake Peas

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

What are Snowflake peas? A type of snow pea with crisp, smooth, succulent pods, Snowflake peas are eaten whole, either raw or cooked. If you’re looking for a sweet, succulent pea, Snowflake may be the answer. Learn about growing Snowflake peas in your garden here.

Pea ‘Oregon Sugar Pod’ Info: How To Grow Oregon Sugar Pod Peas

By Teo Spengler

Oregon Sugar Pod snow peas are very popular garden plants. They produce large double pods with a delicious flavor. If you want to grow them, you’ll be delighted to learn that they are not demanding plants. Click here for information on the pea Oregon Sugar Pod.

Snowbird Pea Info: What Are Snowbird Peas

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

A type of sweet, tender snow pea, Snowbird peas aren’t shelled like traditional garden peas. Instead, the crispy pod and small, sweet peas inside are eaten whole. Click here to learn about growing snowbird peas in the garden.

What Are Daybreak Peas – How To Grow Daybreak Peas In Gardens

By Amy Grant

There are numerous sweet pea varieties available, but if you’re looking for an early season crop, try growing the ‘Daybreak’ pea variety. What are Daybreak pea plants? The following article contains information on how to grow and care for Daybreak peas.

Pea ‘Super Snappy’ Care – How To Grow Super Snappy Garden Peas

By Mary Ellen Ellis

A sugar snap pea is a true delight to pick right out of the garden and eat fresh. These sweet, crunchy peas, which you eat pod and all, are best fresh but can also be cooked, canned, and frozen. Click here to learn how to grow Super Snappy garden peas.

Thomas Laxton Pea Planting – How To Grow Thomas Laxton Peas

By Mary Ellen Ellis

For a shelling or English pea, Thomas Laxton is a great heirloom variety. This early pea is a good producer, grows tall, and does best in the cooler weather of spring and fall. Learn more about the pea ‘Thomas Laxton’ variety in this article.

What Are Sugar Ann Peas – How To Grow Sugar Ann Pea Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Sugar Ann snap peas are earlier than sugar snap by several weeks. The sweet pods have a crisp snap and the plant produces copious quantities of them. Sugar Ann pea plants are easy to grow, low maintenance and early season veggies. Click here to learn more.

Survivor Pea Cultivation – Growing Survivor Peas In The Garden

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Consider the Survivor pea plant if you are looking for a unique variety that will give you a lot of peas with a time to maturity of just over two months. Learn more about growing pea ‘Survivor’ plants in this article. Click here for more information.

Pea ‘Sugar Daddy’ Care – How Do You Grow Sugar Daddy Peas

By Teo Spengler

Those who grow Sugar Daddy peas say you won’t be disappointed. If you are ready for a truly string-free snap pea, Sugar Daddy pea plants might be the ones for your garden. Click the following article for information on growing Sugar Daddy peas.

Spring Pea Cultivar – How To Grow A Pea ‘Spring’ Plant Variety

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you can't wait for the first taste of produce out of your garden, an early spring pea variety might be the answer to your wishes. What are spring peas? These tasty legumes germinate when temperatures are still cool and grow rapidly. Click here to learn more.

What Are Mr. Big Peas – How To Grow Mr. Big Peas In Gardens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

What are Mr. Big peas? As the name suggests, Mr. Big peas are big, fat peas with a tender texture and a gigantic, rich, sweet flavor. If you’re looking for a flavorful, easy-to-grow pea, Mr. Big may be just the ticket. This article will help get you started.

Sugar Bon Pea Care: How To Grow A Sugar Bon Pea Plant

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Few things taste better straight from the garden than a crisp, fresh, and sweet sugar snap pea. If you’re looking for a good variety for your garden, consider Sugar Bon pea plants. This is a smaller, more compact variety with good yields. Learn more in this article.

Little Marvel Pea Plants: Tips For Growing Little Marvel Peas

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you want an heirloom pea, try growing Little Marvel peas. What are Little Marvel peas? This variety has been around since 1908 and provided gardeners with generations of sweet, vigorous peas. Little Marvel pea plants are easy to grow with help from this article.

Early Perfection Pea Info – How To Grow Dark Seeded Early Perfection Peas

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Dark Seeded Early Perfection, also known as just Early Perfection, is a variety of pea that gardeners love for its flavor and for how easy the plant is to grow. You can learn more about this pea and when to plant it in this article.

Avalanche Pea Cultivation: Learn About The Pea ‘Avalanche’ Variety

By Teo Spengler

When a company names a pea ‘Avalanche,’ gardeners anticipate a big harvest. And that’s just what you get with Avalanche pea plants. They produce impressive loads of snow peas in summer or fall. If you’ve been thinking of planting peas in your garden, click here.

What Are Edible Pod Peas: Learn About Peas With Edible Pods

By Amy Grant

When people think of peas, they think of the tiny green seed (yes, it’s a seed) alone, not the exterior pod of the pea. Peas with edible pods were made for lazy cooks because let’s face it, shelling peas is time consuming. Interested in growing edible pod peas? Click here.

Lincoln Pea Growing – Tips On Caring For Lincoln Pea Plants

By Teo Spengler

Those who grow Lincoln peas in the garden rave about the low-maintenance requirements for these legume plants and the incredibly sweet, delicious flavor of the peas. If you are thinking of planting peas, click here for more information and tips on how to grow Lincoln peas.

Peas For Shelling: What Are Some Common Shelling Pea Varieties

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Often among one of the first crops to be planted out into the garden in the spring, peas come with a wide range of uses. To the beginner grower, the terminology may be somewhat confusing. In this article, we will discuss shelling pea varieties.

Maestro Pea Plants – How To Grow Maestro Shelling Peas

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

With so many options, choosing which variety of shell pea to plant in the garden may prove difficult. Luckily, varieties such as ‘Maestro’ shelling peas offer its growers an abundant harvest, as well as improved resistance to plant diseases. Lean more about the in this article.

Misty Shell Pea Plants – Learn How To Grow Misty Peas In Gardens

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Shell peas, or garden peas, are among some of the first vegetables that can be planted into the garden in late winter and early spring. Vigorous disease resistant varieties such as ‘Misty’ will produce bountiful yields throughout the cool growing season. Learn more here.

What Is Pea Aphanomyces Disease – Diagnosing Aphanomyces Root Rot Of Peas

By Liz Baessler

Aphanomyces rot is a serious disease that can affect pea crops. If unchecked, it can kill small plants and cause real growth problems in more established plants. Learn more about aphanomyces root rot of peas and how to manage the disease here.

Peas And Root Knot Nematodes – A Guide To Pea Nematode Resistance

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Root knot nematodes tend to be most troublesome, primarily because they attack such a wide range of crops. Different nematodes have different preferences. This article discusses the pea root knot nematode. Click here to learn more.

What Is Pea Ascochyta Blight – How To Deal With Ascochyta Blight Of Peas

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Ascochyta blight is a fungal disease that can attack and cause infection in all types of pea plants. Unfortunately, there are no disease-resistant varieties and no fungicides for use against aschochyta blight of peas. The best medicine is prevention. Learn more here.

Pea Root Nematodes: Recognizing And Managing Nematodes Of Peas

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Peas with root nematodes may be stunted, wilt, and yellow, and may produce a smaller harvest. Nematodes can be difficult to combat, so prevention is the best option. Use nematode-free plants or resistant varieties of peas in your garden to avoid these pests. Learn more here.

Bacterial Pea Blight : How To Recognize Bacterial Blight In Peas

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Pea bacterial blight is a common complaint during cool, wet weather periods. Commercial growers don't consider this a disease of economic importance, but in the lower yielding home garden, your harvest can be depleted. This article will help with symptoms and control.

Pea Powdery Mildew Treatment: Controlling Powdery Mildew In Peas

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Powdery mildew is a common disease that afflicts many plants, and peas are no exception. Powdery mildew can cause a variety of problems, including stunted or distorted growth, decreased harvest and small, flavorless peas. Find more information here.

What Is Pea Streak Virus – Learn How To Treat Pea Streak In Plants

By Teo Spengler

What is pea streak virus? Even if you?ve never heard of this virus, you may guess that top pea streak virus symptoms include streaks on the plant. Click this article for more pea streak virus information as well as tips for how to treat pea streak.

Pea Plant Companions: What Are Plants That Grow With Peas

By Amy Grant

Companion plants for peas are simply plants that grow well with them. Perhaps they ward off pea pests, or maybe these pea plant companions add nutrients to the soil. So just which plants make good garden pea companions? This article will help.

Empty Pea Pods: Why Are There No Peas Inside Pods

By Amy Grant

One of the earliest crops, peas are prolific producers and generally fairly easy to grow. That said, they do have issues and one of them may be no peas inside pods. What could be the reason for no peas inside the pods? Find out in this article.

What Are Pea Weevils: Information For Control Of Pea Weevil Pests

By Amy Grant

Perhaps you have noticed insects feeding on the blossoms or tiny eggs on the pea pods. The culprits are very likely pea weevils. Read more here to find out how to control these pests.

Pot Grown Garden Peas: How To Grow Peas In A Container

By Amy Grant

If you are low on yard space, most vegetables can be grown in containers; this includes growing peas in a container. For more information, this article will provide tips on how to grow peas in pots.

Why Is My Pea Plant Yellow: Causes And Treatment For Yellowing Pea Plants

By Amy Grant

Should your pea plants yellow at the base or if you have a pea plant turning yellow and dying altogether, I?m sure you are wondering why and what can be done. Find out in this article.

Pea Plant Diseases And Pests Of Pea Plants

By Amy Grant

Whether snap, garden variety or oriental pod peas, there are several common pea problems which may plague the home gardener. Take a look at some of the issues affecting pea plants in the following article.

Growing Pea Shoots: How To Grow Pea Shoots For Pea Shoot Harvesting

By Amy Grant

When you?re looking for something a little different not only in the garden but also your salad, consider growing pea shoots. Learn more about how to grow pea shoots and the proper times for pea shoot harvesting here.

How To Stake Peas – Information On Supporting Pea Plants

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

When your vining type peas begin to show growth, it is time to think about staking peas in the garden. Information for supporting pea plants can be found in this article, making your pea harvesting easier.

Harvesting Peas: Tip On How And When To Pick Peas

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

You may be wondering when to pick peas for the best flavor and long-lasting nutrients. Learning when to harvest peas is not difficult. This article can help with how and when to harvest peas.

Peas Wilting: Learn About Wilt On Peas

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The problem of pea plants wilting in the garden can be as simple as a need for water, or peas wilting may also signal a serious, common disease called pea wilt. Information about wilt on peas can be found here.

How To Grow Snow Peas – Planting Snow Peas In Your Garden

By Kathee Mierzejewski

Have you ever thought about how to grow snow peas? Growing snow peas requires no more work than growing other varieties of peas. This article can help with getting started growing and caring for snow peas.

Growing Snap Peas – How To Grow Snap Peas

By Kathee Mierzejewski

Sugar snap peas are a cool season, frost hardy vegetable. When growing snap peas, they are meant to be harvested and eaten with both pods and peas. Learn more in the article that follows.

How To Grow Peas: Requirements For Growing Peas

By Kathee Mierzejewski

It's that time of year again and when thinking about starting your garden, you might be wondering, "How do I grow peas?" Read this article to find out more about how to grow peas in the garden.

How Low Of A Temperature Can Peas Stand?

By Heather Rhoades

While peas are able to take the cold and even flourish best in cool temperatures, how cold does it have to be before they are no longer able to tolerate the cold? Read here to find out.

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