Garden tasks: Grow your own microgreen peas

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July is a slow growth month, the middle of winter when everything tends to stand still. But not if you want to grow microgreens. Garden peas as microgreens are as tasty and sweet, if not sweeter, than fully grown peas. 

There are three ways to grow microgreen peas. Firstly, as sprouts that are harvested just after germination. Or they can be left to develop baby leaves and then harvested as microgreens. Thirdly, they can be left to grow beyond microgreen stage to develop the first true leaves and tendrils. Food aficionados know how desirable pea tendrils are as a garnish! 

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