Blue-podded Peas

June 19, 2016


Aren’t they gorgeous?!

I’m very happy to report that blue-podded peas really do have blue pods.  Well, honestly, they’re more burgundy at this point, but color is really very objective I think.

In any case, and whatever their color, they’re doing wonderfully.  They are growing with such profusion and vigor that they couldn’t even hold on to their trellis anymore and collapsed under their own weight.  Jasper and I used some rope to harness them back up, and hopefully that will help hold them upright.  Because they’re only going to get heavier from here on out!


  • transcribingmemory

    June 19, 2016 at 4:40 am

    Those are so cool!!

  • transcribingmemory

    June 19, 2016 at 4:43 am

    This is a beautiful blog and sounds like a wonderful,crazy, fulfilling life!

    1. sproutandsprig

      June 19, 2016 at 3:18 pm

      Thank you! Your blog is beautiful, too! I can’t wait to read more of it!

  • thetoddhomestead

    June 19, 2016 at 1:14 pm

    They are beautiful! I’m a novice when it comes to peas, but were the flowers a different color to produce a colored pod?

    1. sproutandsprig

      June 19, 2016 at 3:13 pm

      No worries! This is the first time I’ve ever grown these, so I’m also just finding this stuff out! The flowers ARE a different color – a pinkish purple. The flowers look almost exactly like sweet peas, but no nice smell I’m afraid 🙂

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