Sugar Snaps

Sugar Snaps

I am geaOregon Sugar Pod II courtesy of Ferry Morsering up to plant peas next week, as long as the rain stops, and I wanted to talk to you about my experience with TYPES of peas to plant. The kids and I both love the sugar snaps-in fact that is the only kind they will eat-and bar none the best variety we have tasted is the “Oregon Sugar Pod” by Lilly Miller. Seriously, I don’t even like to try the other sugar snaps anymore because they just cannot compare.

Now, I can’t find the “Oregon Sugar Pod” this year, but there is a new “Oregon Sugar Pod II” and an “Organic Oregon Sugar Pod”, both also by Lilly Miller/Ferry-Morse, so I will be trying them both and reporting the findings to you.

According to Ed Hume’s Gardening Almanac, this week is the time to:

  • Repot and Groom Houseplants
  • Plant perennials and biennials
  • Start begonias
  • Plant radishes
  • Eliminate slugs
  • Prune roses
  • Destroy hard-to-kill weeds
  • Apply herbicides
  • Dormant spray
  • Fertilize roses and evergreens
  • Fertilize lawn, trees and shrubs
  • Prune shrubs
  • Sow seeds of root crops

Any of these on your To-Do List this week? A few are on mine. Comment and let me know.

If you get a chance, check out Jasmine’s blog. Today’s post is all about garden tiles and they are really, really pretty.

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