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Peas and nitrogen

I have been growing peas recently in my garden.

Pea patch

When I started to grow my own veg my wife got a planting scheme which starts off with potatoes (mechanical breaking up of the soil) and then in the second year you plant peas to put the goodness back into the soil. I then recalled that the roots of peas have bacteria which convert the nitrogen of the air into ammonia.

I hope to tell you more about this soon.

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3 Responses

  1. Hello mark,
    My peas are at flowering stage, should I have them on sticks? And under nets?
    Cheers, alice

    • Sorry I can not answer that, some types of peas need to go on sticks others do not.

      • Expand – what kind of peas need what>

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