March and April are the best months for sowing peas. They
     prefer rich soil.

     Sow the seeds in trenches about 2 inches (5 cm) deep and 8
     inches (20 cm) wide: sprinkle the peas in the trench so that they
     are 2 - 3 inches (5 - 8 cm) apart. Carefully re-cover with soil.

Germinating peas are attractive both to birds and to mice and 
     need to be protected with wire or plastic netting.
     The plants must be supported by a framework of some sort
     sticks, wire netting, plastic netting or string - this should be
     constructed no later than when the plants start to produce tendrils.

     Peas are one of the most delicious vegetables that you can grow in
     the garden. They should be picked when they are small and sweet.


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