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2008-08-31 00:00:22

Apricots are so expensive in the shops yet much easier to grow outdoors than fruits such as peaches and nectarines. They don't suffer from leaf-curl disease and thrive in average conditions. Apricots do like warmth, however, so grow them in a sheltered, sunny spot in fertile, well-drained soil.

2008-08-27 18:00:00

MOST of us will have had a moment in recent weeks when we've looked at our till receipt in the supermarket and thought: 'How much?' An average family is now spending pounds 27 a week more on food than they were last August, new figures have shown.

2008-08-07 15:00:30

By ELLIS, Erik Erik Ellis relishes vegetables fresh from the garden. Sustainability is the buzzword in business. Even McDonald's is touting its use of coffee grown using sustainable methods.

2008-07-30 00:00:31

The pick of the pod will be on show when the Processed Pea folk club returns to Light Dragoon Pub, in Etton, near Beverley, next week. The club, which meets every month, will host a night celebrating the cream of Yorkshire's acoustic talent on Tuesday, August 5.

2008-07-01 15:00:37

By CHINA MILLMAN, PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE Most of the food waste in the United States occurs right at home in our kitchens. Why do we throw so much away? One explanation is confusion.

2008-02-19 10:15:00

In order to help about 200 million people in west and central Africa, a research team is hoping to increase the drought- and disease-resistance of the black-eyed pea, also known as the cowpea.

2004-11-25 21:00:04

SYDNEY, Australia - Aid workers and celebrity chefs created a stir on the banks of Sydney Harbor on Friday by cooking up what they hoped will be the world's largest risotto - a seven-ton tub of rice and peas - to raise awareness of world hunger.

Latest Pea Reference Libraries

Annual Plant
2013-04-27 07:44:51

Annuals are plants that flower and/or set fruit in one growing season. Most vegetables are annuals as well as domesticated grains. Vegetables such as carrot and celery are biennials grown as an annual whereas tomato and bell pepper are perennials and grown as an annual. Annuals grow well mixed in with perennials and biennials. There are also ornamental flowers that are perennials in one region and an annual in another. An annual can produce seeds that continue the life cycle in as little...

2009-04-28 14:34:26

Gastrolobium celsianum,also known as the Swan River Pea, is a member of the Fabaceae family and is indigenous to Southwest Australia. Many species of this family are poisonous, but the toxicity of this tree is unknown. It can grow up to approximately 3 feet tall and nearly 10 feet wide. It features vibrant red tubular flowers and glossy green leaves with silvery undersides. The Swan River Pea grows in sandy or rocky soils along waterways. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils and...

2005-07-12 16:45:02

The Everlasting pea (Lathyrus latifolius) is a flowering plant of the genus Lathyrus in the legume family Fabaceae. It is a perennial plant and growing and blooming every year without new seeds being planted. It is less strongly scented than the related annual sweet pea, Lathyrus odoratus. Everlasting peas are sometimes grown as a garden plant but are pervasive and may be difficult to remove. Because of this, this species is often considered to be a weed despite its attractive appearance.

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