Session Three Harvesting Card

Harvesting your Pea plants

  1. Peas grow in pods which are like small green ‘cases' which the peas grow inside

  2. You need to look for the pea pods which are swollen as these should have fully formed peas inside

  3. Pick these pods as soon as they are ready as they will be at their sweetest then

  4. Pick all of the pod from the top as this will encourage more pods to grow

  5. Pick frequently as this also encourages more pods to grow

  6. If pods haven't swelled and formed peas then it is still possible to eat the pods, these are known as ‘mangetout' peas

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