• How many hours of sunlight should peas get? • How much water do pea sprouts...

Asked May 11, 2014, 8:16 PM EDT

• How many hours of sunlight should peas get? • How much water do pea sprouts need? • Can I use soil from my yard, or do I need to get a bag of soil? • About how long do peas take to germinate? • What is the easiest type of pea to grow? • What’s the best type of container to germinate the seeds in when you have limited space? • How often should I water the pea seeds? • What type of light bulb do you recommend for growing the peas indoors? • How long does it take for the plants to produce pea pods after flowering? • When are pea pods ready to be picked?

Howard County Maryland

1 Response

You can start peas directly in the ground right now.
Most of your questions are answered on the label for the peas seeds, and many more are found on our Grow It Eat It Website:
For instance, getting a garden started is here: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/food-gardening-101/get-started-5-steps-step-1-planning-your-garden
and info on peas themselves is here: http://extension.umd.edu/learn/vegetable-profiles-green-peas
cm