How to grow garden peas at home

Updated: Feb 22


This guide will help you:


✅ Choose the right planter for garden peas.

✅ Make a potting mix for garden peas.

✅ Show you where to grow the garden peas at home.

✅ And also give you a schedule to add nutrients and water for the plant.


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Sections in this article:

#1 Materials needed to grow garden peas.

#2 Where do I grow garden peas at home?

#3 Starting my garden peas plant.

#4 Caring for my garden peas plant.

#5 Plant protection for my garden peas


Hindi Name : बगीचे का मटर

Kannada Name : ಗಾರ್ಡನ್ ಅವರೆಕಾಳು

Tamil Name : கார்டன் பட்டாணி

Telugu Name : తోట బఠానీలు


Botanical Name :Pisum sativum

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Middle east



Materials needed to grow garden peas

Soil: Well-drained organic soil or enriched potting mixture (free from pest and disease)

pH: The ideal pH of the plant is 6 to 7.5

Planting container size: A good drainage 8 to 16-inch diameter and 8-14 deep inches ideal.



Where do I grow garden peas at home?

Temperature: It's suitable for all Indian cool weather conditions. For best temperature between 15 to 30 C

Sunlight: The sunlight requirement is more than 6 hrs.

Climate: It is a cool-season crop tolerant frost condition up to 5 C

Type of plants: Annual plant



Starting my garden peas plant.

Season: Best season for growth (Jan, Oct, Nov, and Dec)

Propagation: The peas are propagated by Seeds.

Planting: The normal spacing between plant to plant is 15cm to 20cm.

Planting depth: 2-3 cm depth then cover the seeds with fine soils



Caring for my garden peas plant.

Water requirement: Watering should be done when it's necessary a day. Plants cannot withstand heavy waterlogging conditions.

Nutrient: Apply well decompose plant and animal waste manures and also bone meal or blood meals and also liquid fertilizers.

Harvest time: The peas are ready for harvest once in pod development (after 70-80 days of planting).

Edible part: Mature green seeds

Plant life span: Up to 5 months


Vegetable garden grow garden peas at home, terrace, balcony
Garden peas ready to harvest


Plant protection for my garden peas

Major Pest


Pod borer Management :

Organic methods to control Neem oil spray 2-5ml per/liter. .

Spray the insecticide Dimethoate 30 % EC 2 ml/ lit or Flubendiamide 20 WDG 1-1.5 ml/ lit or azadirachtin 1.0% EC 3ml/ lit or chlorpyrifos 20 %EC 1.5 ml/ lit.


Aphids

To control spray Neem oil 2-5ml per / liter or Dimethoate 30 % EC 2 ml/ lit or phosphamidon 40 %SL 1.5 ml/ lit of water.


Major diseases


Powdery mildew

To control spray neem oil 2-5 ml or wettable powder 2g/ lit or mancozeb 2g /lit or copper oxychloride 2.5g/ lit of water, 2-3 spray in 15 days interval.


Leaf spot

To control spot spray neem oil 2-5 ml or mancozeb 2g/ lit or copper oxychloride 2.5g/ lit



Plant care and maintenance

✅ Apply regular organic nourishment for the plants

✅ Weekly once neem spray to reduce the pest and diseases.

✅ Plants require cool weather conditions and avoid waterlogging.










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