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Short on Space But Want Home-Grown Peas? Grow Peas in Pots.

By Newyorkrita
November 30, 2014

Any type of garden peas, including snap peas, snow peas and shelling peas, can be easily and successfully grown in large pots.

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Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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Jan 3, 2015 11:27 AM CST
I have large metal cages (for tomatoe plants originally) .
I place one in a large, 20 inch, container and plant the peas on the edge of the container.
Then I can grow --- a delphinium--- or sunflower----or ??? in the center.

Or do it the other way, and grow peas in center and petunias ( or other dwarf plants) on the edge.

Or scatter the peas seeds across the container, and scatter carrot seeds too.
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Jan 3, 2015 11:37 AM CST
Very versatile!

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