Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Toplef10Sugar snap peas in bush variety? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? I22gcj10Sugar snap peas in bush variety? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Toplef10Sugar snap peas in bush variety? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? I22gcj10Sugar snap peas in bush variety? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Anyone ever used the bug (water) blaster
by markqz Today at 10:17 pm

» Message from Sanderson
by donnainzone5 Today at 6:28 pm

» N&C Midwest—May 2021
by sanderson Today at 5:39 pm

» What's everyone planting?
by sanderson Today at 5:30 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener Today at 5:12 pm

» Compost Tumblers
by yolos Today at 4:27 pm

» trellis & Green Beans
by sanderson Today at 4:07 pm

» Re-starting my passion
by sanderson Today at 3:36 pm

» Can I add Mel's Mix directly over loose soil?
by Nomin 5/13/2021, 9:10 pm

» Coconut coir
by donnainzone5 5/13/2021, 8:32 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 5/13/2021, 6:57 pm

» elevated raised bed over cemented area
by sanderson 5/13/2021, 6:54 pm

» Are these good for first mel's mix?
by plantoid 5/13/2021, 5:36 pm

» Galvanized Fire Ring for Rhubarb Raised Beds?
by plantoid 5/13/2021, 4:54 pm

» New Gardener in Utah
by AtlantaMarie 5/13/2021, 6:11 am

» Good Gardening Movie
by Dunkinjean 5/12/2021, 9:17 pm

» Questions about compost for Mel's Mix
by FRED58 5/12/2021, 1:53 pm

» Bokashi
by OhioGardener 5/10/2021, 4:53 pm

» Alternative Composting for Urban Dweller-Vernmenting.
by has55 5/10/2021, 12:37 pm

» Protect yourself from skin cancer and pre-cancerous spots
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 2:02 am

» Biochar?
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:42 am

» Mark's first SFG
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:35 am

» 2021 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson 5/8/2021, 1:30 am

» Hello From Far Southwest Texas and Northwest Ohio
by AtlantaMarie 5/7/2021, 7:29 am

» Planted store bought Garlic last fall.
by jimmy cee 5/6/2021, 10:03 pm

» beginning new compost bins
by jimmy cee 5/6/2021, 9:53 pm

» Is this enough variety for compost mix?
by sanderson 5/6/2021, 2:14 pm

» Grids: Colored PVC & Fittings
by bigtex52 5/6/2021, 2:08 pm

» A ghost of Christmas past & the weather forecast
by plantoid 5/5/2021, 11:53 pm

» The SFG Journey- Soil Food Web
by has55 5/5/2021, 3:28 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  jymarino 3/27/2011, 11:16 pm

Do sugar snap peas/beans come in bush varieties? The ones I tried to grow last year, that some bug ate, were a vining type.
avatar
jymarino

Posts : 232
Join date : 2011-03-25
Location : St Louis MO Zone 6a

Back to top Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Re: Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  elliephant 3/27/2011, 11:19 pm

Sugar snap peas do come in a dwarf variety. I'm growing some this year that only get 2' tall. I wanted them for the front row and because they would finish up quickly (we get hot here fast).
avatar
elliephant

Female Posts : 842
Join date : 2010-04-09
Age : 45
Location : southern tip of Texas zone 9

Back to top Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Re: Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  BackyardBirdGardner 3/27/2011, 11:29 pm

Elliphant, what is the spacing on the pea bushes?

I would imagine they take substantially more space than vining peas. That isn't a bad thing. But, I think it's like planting indeterminate vs determinate (bush) tomatoes. I'm sure you are, but I guess I'm saying....plan ahead.
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 47
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Re: Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  Furbalsmom 3/28/2011, 4:11 am

Actually the bush sugar snap peas don't take any more room than the vining. Vining go 8 per square. I plant bush type peas just like beans, 9 per square.
Furbalsmom
Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 74
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

Back to top Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Re: Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  Lavender Debs 3/28/2011, 7:41 am

FBmom's advice is probably the safer advice BUT I go 16 per square and the only extra work I have to do is put in a small boarder type fence to keep them from pushing into the neighboring squares. Works well in my boxes with wooden grids. Not as much support for the little fence pieces with twine grids.

Debs.....hope that makes sense
Lavender Debs
Lavender Debs

Posts : 2054
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 64
Location : Everett, WA USA

http://songs-of-coming-rain.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Re: Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  elliephant 3/28/2011, 9:16 am

Yup. They aren't really bushes, just dwarf vines. I've got them planted in the same box as a vining type and the only difference is that they are short and produce quickly (and will finish off quickly as well). I did them 9/sq
avatar
elliephant

Female Posts : 842
Join date : 2010-04-09
Age : 45
Location : southern tip of Texas zone 9

Back to top Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Re: Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  BackyardBirdGardner 3/28/2011, 11:24 am

Awesome...thanks for the clarification, guys. Now I know what to tell my mom when she says, "What did you learn today?" LOL.
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 47
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

Sugar snap peas in bush variety? Empty Re: Sugar snap peas in bush variety?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum