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Peas and beans are easy to grow and great for children too. Sowing in succession (every few weeks) means you'll have a continuous crop throughout the summer. Try growing sweet peas next to your runner beans to improve pollination.
Broad Bean 'The Sutton'
Vicia faba, Fava Beans
Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.
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Pea 'Misty' (First Early)
RHS AGM variety, Pea 'Misty' was specially bred for producing heavy crops, early in the season. Abundant yields of blunt 8cm (3") pods are mainly borne in pairs and filled with plenty of succulent peas. This superb first early variety sets flowers and pods over a particularly long cropping period and shows resistance to fusarium wilt. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 25cm (10").
Pea 'Norli' (Mangetout) - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds
Pisum sativum, Snow Pea
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