Advice from the Pea God please

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2012, 20:49 »
Have you actually followed this thread?  :lol:


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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2012, 20:52 »
yes i have DD, but you havent mentioned on whether they grew successfully, and how they grew compared to seeds bought that are intended to be grown? :)

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2012, 20:55 »
I'd have thought that this would imply that I haven't!  :lol:

A packet of "Bigga" peas is only 49p from Tesc-oh.

I feel an experiment coming on!

Well actually, not true. One grew from a pea from my pea shooter in my grandfather's garden about 50 years ago, but I can't remember much about it's quality!
Did it really tell you to do THAT on the packet?

Seeds are SOWN, planting's for plants (and bulbs & tubers)!

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2012, 20:56 »
I'd have thought that this would imply that I haven't!  :lol:

A packet of "Bigga" peas is only 49p from Tesc-oh.

I feel an experiment coming on!

Well actually, not true. One grew from a pea from my pea shooter in my grandfather's garden about 50 years ago, but I can't remember much about it's quality!

The very first pea perhaps?  :nowink:

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #19 on: March 01, 2012, 20:58 »
i thought that was refering to 'bigga' peas and not supermarket peas in general, and that why i asked whether you had grown supermarket peas before?

a simply yes or no reply would have been enough!

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2012, 21:00 »
I couldn't see any other supermarket peas, other than quick soak "Bigga" and tinned and frozen ones.

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2012, 21:08 »
Thank you for that, but it's not worth saving 9p if you got to burn over a gallon of petrol to get to your nearest Asda.

Our Tesco is about 1/2 a mile away and they were the only ones they'd got.

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #23 on: March 01, 2012, 21:12 »
fair enough! i just presumed since you'd grown lots of varieties of peas - that you might have tried growing the ones that are made for consumption!

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Re: Advice from the Pea God please
« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2012, 10:21 »
Marrowfat peas are the ones grown for mushy peas. Not sure whether that is the variety or just the type.

The peas are harvested when fully mature and dry. When soaked and cooked they loose all their colour and green colouring is added to turn them from beige to the bright green in the chippy.



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