Pea seeds, ripening tomatoes and nitrogen
October 1, 2020
Can I save some of my peas to plant next year, or do I have to buy seeds?
There are only complicated answers to your question, not a simple yes or no. Here is a list of things to factor in:
Although peas are among the easier seeds to save because the flowers can pollinate themselves, be sure that your peas are open-pollinated. The seed packet will tell you, or it will describe them as an heirloom variety. That means the same thing.
If your peas-or any vegetables in your garden-are hybrids, do not save the seeds. Those seeds will be like some distant ancestor, not like your current garden c...
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