Cover the Peas?

drippy(7bAL)February 23, 2014

I have peas just starting to germinate in the vegetable garden - 14 degrees predicted for Wednesday night. Do I need to cover them? I can do it if necessary.

Thanks in advance.

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alabamanicole(7b)

Peas are pretty cold tolerant as long as there is no blooms or fruit, but my gut says teens are too low. I would cover them well.

My haven't emerged yet, but they may by later this week. At least if the worst happens, it's not to late to replant.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2014 at 7:47AM
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drippy(7bAL)

I covered them...grumble, grumble, for this I could have stayed up north (except that they had a worse than usual winter there, too....)...

I did get out and do some yardwork over the weekend, clearing some of the dead stuff away - I am soooo ready for more springlike weather.

    Bookmark   February 24, 2014 at 8:14PM
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