By mid-spring the soil should be warm enough to sow peas direct outdoors. Discover how to space out the seeds, add supports and protect the crop from pigeons with Monty Don’s video guide. He also plants out peas from a batch sown indoors in January.
Colourful feathery flowers are carried above deeply cut textured foliage, this hardy perennial is great for bulking out borders with tactile eye-catching colour. They're happiest grown in moisture-retentive rich soils.