Monday, January 20, 2014

pea flowers

Yes, it's the middle of January, but some of us are still able to foster horticultural - or should that be agricultural? - ambitions.  I have a couple of pea plants (now I wish that I'd planted more) up against the back fence, and over the last couple of days they've burst into flower - the flowers don't last long, and then there are the tiniest, most delicate little pea pods growing.  I know that there are challenges en route - birds; high flying rabbits; determined deer - but I have my fingers firmly crossed that I'll be able to gather in a very small handful of home-grown legumes ...

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