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Neighbour Nevil planted these Sugar Ann sugar snap peas about 12 weeks ago in an old suitcase. They’re self-supporting (canes used only to deter cats and foxes), growing to about 18 inches, and have been happily shooting upwards and outwards, with little need for attention, during these last few rainy months.

You get a smaller crop from self-supporting peas, but still a decent haul and eaten whole, the pod is deliciously sweet and crunchy (and well worth growing in containers and planters). The packet says you can plant again in early autumn for overwintering in a tunnel or greenhouse, but I might just see how they do outside in our inner city climate.

p.s. Seeds were bought from Sea spring seeds

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