Pea Planting


Sequence of photos showing the sowing of Peas and Alfafa which work in providing green manure to fertilize the plot as well as producing food.


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The bed preparation with 2 trenches of raw compost covered with mature compost

Planting the peas in a zig zag pattern of 10 cm spacing between them.

Covering with more compost.


Alfafa (Medicago sativa) seeds to be used as a natural living mulch. Another nitrogen fixing pea family

Broadcasting the Alfafa seed

Alfafa seed

Covering the Alfafa seed with compost

Marking the peas with canes to support the pea growth