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Black Eyed Peas Gardening Tips and Advice

Black-eyed peas enjoy warm days and warm nights, and are easily damaged by frost. For best results, plant them after all risk of frost has passed. Don't overwater black eyed peas, because they are very drought resistant. Too much nitrogren is bad for black eyed peas.


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Planting Black-Eyed Peas (also known as Cowpeas)

Sow black eyed pea seeds about 1/2 to 1 inch deep, with 5 to 8 seeds per foot in each row. Keep rows 2 or 3 feet apart. Thin the plants so that there are 3 to 4 inches between them.

Days to harvest: 65 to 80
Days to germinate: 10 to 14

You can find more black eyed pea growing tips and information here.

Get black eyed pea recipes here.

Tips for growing vegetables:

Pumpkins
Beets
Carrots
Cauliflower

Celery
Corn
Soybeans
Lettuce
Artichoke
Asparagus
Brussels sprouts
String Beans
Peas
Black Eyed Peas
Spinach
Peppers
Parsnips
Radish
Rhubarb
Rutabaga
Turnips
Okra
Melons
Broccoli

Tips for growing herbs:

Sage
Rosemary
Parsley
Parsnip
Garlic
Chives
Dill
Basil
Cilantro
Saw Palmetto

Thyme
Oregano
Lemon Balm
Calendula

Lavender
Catnip
Chamomile
Mint
Marjoram
Sesame
Ginger
Nasturtium
French Tarragon
Fennel
Mustard Greens
Summer Savory

Tips for growing flowers:

Gloxinias



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