I hope your gardens are doing well. My peas are almost ready to pick! Maybe yours are too. If you are able, leave some pea pods on the vine to save for seed. Peas must ripen on the vine until the pods are brown and the peas rattle inside the pods, about a month after harvesting others for eating. If you harvest them too early they won’t be viable. If the weather is wet when it comes time to harvest the peas you can pull the vines and let them dry in a well ventilated area until they are dry.
Here is a wonderful way to use potted plants. They are the audience at a musical quartet performance! Check it out:
Minnesota Grown Directory Free Copies
Every year the Minnesota Grown Directory is published with information on Minnesota farmers selling to the public, products available, pick your own, CSAs, organic certifications, hours and directions to get to the farms, etc. This directory is free and the WBL library has lots of copies.
You can request a copy for pickup by calling the White Bear Lake library at 651-724-6007 Press 3.
Do you still need seeds? If so, send me an email. We can arrange a pickup time. Check the blogsite for the list of available seeds.
The website with classes hosted by the Ramsey Master gardeners:
Contact info for the Seed Library:
Blog site: WBL Seed Library