Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Peas are a cool-season crop, grown for their sweet, round, edible seeds. They are a member of the legume family and are known for their ability to fix nitrogen in the soil.
- Soil: Well-drained, rich in organic matter
- Water: Regular, do not let soil dry out
- Light: Full sun to partial shade
- Sowing Method: Direct sow
- Growing Days: 60
Planting Instructions: Sow seeds 1 inch deep and 2 inches apart in rows 18 inches apart. Provide a trellis or other support for climbing varieties.
Harvest Instructions: Harvest when pods are full and peas are round. Regular harvesting encourages more production.