This year’s sugar snap peas

We've enjoyed the Cascadia sugar snap peas so much the last couple of years that we're going to grow them again in 2022. As usual, we sowed the seeds in small cell trays (40 to a seed tray) and then covered these with newspaper until they started germinating, keeping the compost moist as required. A... Continue Reading →

Progress with our sugar snap peas

Our first sowing of peas are growing well up their metal wire. However, they are a bit unruly to begin with, as not all the plants want to grow up the wire you provide them with unfortunately! Therefore, last weekend we pulled the net gently away from the plants and detached any tendrils that were... Continue Reading →

Second sowing of sugar snap peas incoming

We were so pleased with the Cascadia sugar snap peas that we're going to try another sowing, seeing as we have plenty of spare seeds. These were sown on Sunday 25 July. We filled cell trays with Seed and Modular compost and then dampened it slightly to help the pea seeds swell and germinate. We then... Continue Reading →

Sugar snap peas – three ways

Now we've started picking the sugar snap peas, they just keep coming. We've had them for countless meals now (not that we're complaining!), so we wanted to share our top three meals with you. Vegetable stir fry (you can even see a few bits of purple cauliflower here!) Green Thai curry (oh, and more purple... Continue Reading →

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