How to harvest Pea
Keep your peas well picked to encourage more pods to develop. Pick peas in the morning after the dew has dried. They are crispiest then. Always use two hands when you pick peas. Secure the vine with one hand and pull the peas off with your other hand.
How to propagate Pea
Peas like a deeply dug, well manured, non-acidic soil. Select an open spot which has not grown peas during the past two seasons. Add lime if needed. Shortly before sowing, feed the soil with a general fertiliser. Sow seeds in flat trenches.
Special features of Pea
Peas are a legume and so enrich the soil with Nitrogen.
Other uses of Pea
The peas are edible and are used in a variety of cuisines.