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21/04/2014 at 11:50

Can someone tell me why my row of peas always come through patchy.  I sow my peas with plenty of seed but still get gaps.

21/04/2014 at 11:54

Morning Brian

Are they sown outdoors?  

Could be mice....although they would have eaten the lot....but soil comditions, too wet for example, could be responsible

I sow indoors and then plant out when 3 or 4" high.  No gaps then 

21/04/2014 at 11:59

Outdoor, I do not think it is mice. I was thinking it might be something lacking in the soil. I have been told peas do not like compost.

21/04/2014 at 18:47

I'll second mice.

21/04/2014 at 22:19

Sow your pea seed in a tray and plant out the seedlings. No gaps.

22/04/2014 at 17:16

Thanks for your advice. I will try sowing in a tray and plant seedlings

22/04/2014 at 17:19

if you get mice trouble dip the peas in paraffin then plant mice won touch em.old allotment trick it works 

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