One of our absolute favorite heirlooms for the garden! A long-blooming riot of color with exquisite fragrance, it attracts pollinators all summer long. The long-stemmed flowers are ideal for cutting and, as a legume, it naturally fixes nitrogen in the soil. What could be better?
Direct seed in late April, or when soil temp is at least about 55 °F and soil can be worked. Plant 2" apart and 1" deep, in single or double rows. Thin to 6" apart. Sweet Peas are vines and do best with a structure to climb on, either a trellis or a wall.