Day 300: Sweet Pea

“Cultivated sweet peas go back at least 300 years. In their native Sicily, these ornamental peas have weak stems and intense orange-jasmine-honey scent. Modern hybrids are stronger-stalked and have larger blooms. Growing sweet peas is akin to making piecrust. Some people have the knack, others don’t. Sweet peas are quite hardy, growing from large, easy-to-handle pea-like seeds. Still, they’re a bit tricky because they are slow to germinate.” To read more click here

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