My Winter Garden – Part Five

A lone Snow Pea (Pisum sativum – variety ‘Melting Mammoth’) reaches for the clear Sydney winter sky.

snow peas reach for the sky:

Apparently this variety originates from the Near East. One of the earliest of European vegetables, it was used originally as a dried pea, then by the Romans as green peas.

Posted by Kurma on 19/7/12; 8:09:01 AM

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