Sugar Snap Peas
A while ago I planted Sugar Peas in a few places and they started to pop up. Naturally I was going to blog about them and how you can eat their vines, leaves and flowers.
Apparently last month when I ordered seeds, I had a not so smart moment. Turns out I ordered Sweet Peas instead of Sugar Peas. Good thing I took a look at the seed package again. Sweet Peas are part of the legume family but are toxic…
It’s OK though they are here to stay, the bees and butterflies love them and they will smell amazing! I made a pretty mistake that could have gotten ugly! Here is a picture of the Sweet Peas that have come up. My plan was to have them grow out of that basket and vine around my cute little shelf.
You might be disappointed, thinking “I wanted to know how to eat my Sugar Pea Flowers”?
I will tell you, don’t worry. I actually did add Sugar Snap Peas to my Garden I just had planned on having them on the porch as well.
The vines, leaves, flowers, and peas of the Sugar Snap Pea Plant are edible. You can put them in a salad but it’s best nutritionally if you lightly cook them. When the ones in the garden get their blooms and take over their climbing cage too much I plan on trimming them back. I will use what I trim away for dinner.
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