Posted April 30, 2012 by Jimmy Cracked-Corn in future plans, garden, life happens, raised bed, urban homestead, vegetable gardening. Tagged: pea, peas, sugar snap, tendril, trellis. 7 Comments
My peas have gradually found the trellises and begun climbing them. I was expecting to pick peas on May 15th, so we’ll see if that dream comes true.
Posted by healingmagichands on April 30, 2012 at 7:45 pm
Beautiful! My peas are climbing too, hope it stays cool enough for them to make peas. I have a few blossoms.
Your tendril photographs are beautiful. I just love to watch that sort of action: pole beans and cucumbers are wonderful too.
Posted by Jimmy Cracked-Corn on May 1, 2012 at 7:03 pm
This is my best year for pea vines ever, thanks to the very early spring. But I have no idea if they’ll flower or produce pods for me. We’re scheduled for a very warm week ahead.
Posted by Steve on April 30, 2012 at 10:01 pm
I’m glad to hear someone’s peas are doing well. We’ve never had much luck growing them here. BTW: Great photographs!
Posted by Jimmy Cracked-Corn on May 1, 2012 at 7:04 pm
I usually try peas but I don’t even know why. I get at most a small salad bowl full of pods. I’m quite hopeful for a few more than that this year with our amazingly early spring.
Posted by Steve on May 1, 2012 at 8:03 pm
We’re supposedly going to get frost tonight. Sigh…. it’s a good thing we have lots of tarps to cover things with. Spring is still about two weeks out for us.
Posted by Gena Thorson on May 3, 2012 at 12:21 am
These pea tendrils are simply beautiful. I love these photos. Spring is actually quite early for those of us who live on the west coast this year.
Posted by Jimmy Cracked-Corn on May 9, 2012 at 7:41 pm
Thank you! This 8 year old camera is still doing very well for me. I honestly don’t think a person can take handheld shots (without tripod) at much higher than 2 or 3 megapixels without blurring the image at the highest magnification.
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