Sweet peas

Here’s everything you need to grow sweetpeas. These colourful, sweet-smelling flowers are loved by pollinators, look gorgeous in the garden, and make beautiful cut flowers for the kitchen windowsill. Whether you’re looking for tips on germinating sweet peas or want to try sowing sweet peas in autumn for the first time, we’ve got you covered.

And when you’re ready to place your order, browse our excellent range of sweet pea seeds for inspiration. It includes popular varieties, heritage seeds and colourful mixes.

Keep your flowers well watered, as dry soil makes them go to seed quicker. Find more tips on how to sow and grow sweet peas, including a helpful video tutorial, here.

If you grow sweet peas every year, Steve at Green Side Up shares his design for a permanent support. For this, and more expert advice, read our masterclass.

Experts recommend ‘chipping’ your sweet pea seeds before sowing, to remove a small part of the outer seed coat. Learn more about germinating sweet peas in this detailed guide.

If you exhibit sweet peas or want cut flowers, expert Bernard Jones recommends sowing seeds in the autumn. His excellent article explains why, along with helpful tips.

Fan of heirloom sweet peas? In this fascinating post, Bernard Jones explains their arrival from Sicily in 1699, and their transformation into the flowers we know and love today.

Download this free guide to growing sweet peas with kids. They’ll love making stick wigwams, and the more flowers they pick, the more that will grow. Magic!

Sarah Waite grew three types of beautifully scented sweet peas in her West Yorkshire garden trial. Read the full article to find out which were “positively bionic.”

T&M’s Kris Collins doesn’t just share three top tips for bigger, healthier sweet peas - he runs a trial to demonstrate their worth! Read his article to boost your bloom power.

See our wide range of sweet pea seeds here. Choose from mixed collections or single varieties of fragrant, cut-and-come-again annuals.

Order sweet peas from our select range of deep rooted plug plants. A great way to save time, space and get your blooms off to a flying start!

Pick up a pack of 50 galvanised support rings to keep your sweet peas and other climbers upright as they become established. Quick, easy-to-tie and reusable.

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