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What’s in the Garden Now — Snap Peas!

snap peas

These easy to grow, tasty and healthy peas are a popular addition to any garden!

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide.

The cool evenings and days in the upper 80’s and 90’s are bring an end to the spring growing season for Wakulla County’s gardeners. Some residents who planted their summer gardens early are getting harvest now, but there are still a few cool season crops available.

Snap peas are a popular spring vegetable which grows well in Wakulla County’s sandy soils. This ancient plant is native to temperate regions from the Mediterranean to northwest India and flourishes in north Florida’s gardens when the weather cooperates. Read the full article here!