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09/05/2012 at 09:47

Hello I have grown some peas in pots as last year the wood pigeons got them. I would like to plant them out now but am worried about frost. Will frost damage peas?  

09/05/2012 at 11:35

No-well not at this time of year.

09/05/2012 at 14:41

Ok thank you. I was not sure as two years ago frost got my runner beans!  

09/05/2012 at 14:49

Runner beans are a tender veg-they don't like the cold let alone a frost.

Peas are hardier

09/05/2012 at 14:51

Peas are remarkable plants. They cope amazingly with frost when young. In fact, better when they're younger than more mature.

Beans are an entirely different proposition. They're strictly warm weather creatures.

09/05/2012 at 14:52

Almost a cross post!

09/05/2012 at 15:02

Thanks both of you I feel a lot happier now.

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