[Market-farming] Fall peas

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Mon Aug 27 09:16:38 EDT 2012


intermittent heat waves stunt peas in the fall around here in South Jersey... Bob.

--- allan.balliett at gmail.com wrote:

From: Allan Balliett Gmail <allan.balliett at gmail.com>
To: Market Farming <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Fall peas
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2012 17:34:39 -0400

Richard - do you have to hand plant the sprouted seeds? (you soak for 8 hrs?)

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On Aug 25, 2012, at 2:13 PM, Richard Moyer <ramoyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> We've been planting presprouted (soaked overnight) 'Sugar Ann', 'Sugar Sprint' and 'Sugar Flash' over the last two weeks.  Maturity 50-62 days, depending on the catalog.
> 200 more row feet going in today.  
> 
> Not growing any 'Sugar Snap', as it is has little mildew resistance.  Ann and Flash had much less mildew in the High Tunnel this spring than Sugar Snaps outside in the field.  Flash far outperformed Ann in the HT.  Seeing who shines this fall.
> 
> We have row cover for the occasional frost in Oct.
> 
> Richard Moyer
> SW VA
> Blessed with two recent rains
> 
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