Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Get out in the Garden and Make Planting Easy Peasy

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Get out in the Garden and Make Planting Easy Peasy

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EARLIER in the year you might have planned what you would like to grow in your vegetable plot, and March is the month to begin sowing lots of vegetables including lovely peas, says the Royal Horticultural Society.

'ere is nothing nicer than being able to eat fresh peas from a pod in your garden in the summer. Sow some extra, so you have some to eat outside as you harvest them and enough to cook as well.

YOU WILL NEED: A packet of peas - often there are not many peas per plant so sow the whole packet to get a decent picking. Choose early pea varieties such as 'Early Onward', 'Kelvedon Wonder' or 'Misty'.

A rake GARDENing gloves Plant label Twiggy pea sticks or netting HOW TO GROW: EARLY varieties of peas can be sown straight into the soil from March.

Make sure the space where you are going to sow is weed free and has been raked to a level surface. …

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