Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Trellis
by yolos Today at 4:31 pm

» Big Bug ?
by newbeone Today at 4:29 pm

» Fall Planting
by Robbomb116 Today at 3:39 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in JUNE 2017
by countrynaturals Today at 3:24 pm

» 2017 corn pictures
by countrynaturals Today at 3:22 pm

» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by countrynaturals Today at 3:17 pm

» What to Grow through Very Hot Summers
by countrynaturals Today at 3:15 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Today at 2:32 pm

» Tomato - Snow Fairy
by trolleydriver Today at 2:24 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 2:20 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Judy McConnell Today at 2:18 pm

» Jaffa's garden - year one
by sanderson Today at 2:14 pm

» Poppy seeds - Hungarian Blue Breadseed
by sanderson Today at 2:03 pm

» Texas Dream garden 2017
by sanderson Today at 1:29 pm

» Should I cover plants while away
by sanderson Today at 1:17 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by trolleydriver Today at 1:16 pm

» New squash in a hurry
by RC3291 Today at 11:42 am

» Netting as Barrier
by CapeCoddess Today at 11:38 am

» Cinnamon, Fungus, and Gnats
by Fiz Today at 8:24 am

» Zucchini Tower
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:23 am

» Cover grape fruit to save from birds
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:20 am

» Question About Strawberries
by trolleydriver Today at 7:22 am

» Wonderful laid back Fathers day
by sanderson Today at 3:22 am

» Escarole in SFG
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:46 pm

» N & C Midwest--It is JUNE!!!! Garden Time!
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 10:23 pm

» possible peppers and cucumber problem
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:47 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:25 pm

» Composter recommendations
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:41 pm

» My early garden
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:17 pm

» cabbage pest??
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 2:43 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Sick sugar snap peas

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Sick sugar snap peas

Post  liz - Illinois on 7/14/2010, 10:44 am

My sugar snap peas are all turning brown/yellow starting at the bottom and working it's way up the stalk. I just pulled most of them, and the others are starting. Can you tell me what the problem might be?

Thank you

liz - Illinois

Female Posts : 12
Join date : 2010-07-14
Location : Cortland, Illinois

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Sick sugar snap peas

Post  Squat_Johnson on 7/14/2010, 11:33 am

Mine are doing the same thing. It is the heat likely. They are cool weather lovers, and don't tolerate the 95 degree days that we (in Ky.) are having lately.

Anyone try these as a fall crop?
avatar
Squat_Johnson

Male Posts : 440
Join date : 2010-05-25
Location : Beaver Dam, Kentucky, zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Sick sugar snap peas

Post  camprn on 7/14/2010, 11:39 am

Mine are the same due to the heat. I will plant more sugar snaps in a few weeks hoping to get a fall crop.
avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Sick Sugar Snaps

Post  Garden Angel on 7/14/2010, 11:55 am

Ditto here ! Oh well , I really wanted to grow some to pack in my hubby's lunch , I tried some row cover to block some of the direct sun but no go ! We shall try again for fall.
avatar
Garden Angel

Female Posts : 247
Join date : 2010-05-17
Location : zone 8b, SoCal

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Sick sugar snap peas

Post  Retired Member 1 on 7/14/2010, 12:20 pm

I grow them in the fall and usually have a better harvest than in the spring. They can take a fair amount of frost/ freeze before quitting. The trick is getting them going in 95-100F weather. Lots of shade and water is needed.

Retired Member 1

Female Posts : 904
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : USA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Sick sugar snap peas

Post  liz - Illinois on 7/14/2010, 12:49 pm

Thanks much everyone. I'm very new to gardening, so I really appreciate the feedback.

liz - Illinois

Female Posts : 12
Join date : 2010-07-14
Location : Cortland, Illinois

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Sick sugar snap peas

Post  Carlini on 7/14/2010, 4:07 pm

I want to plant these for a fall crop. Is the end of July a good time to sow the seeds? I'm in Utah and it's REALLY hot here now!

Carlini

Posts : 6
Join date : 2010-07-13
Location : Salt Lake City

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Sick sugar snap peas

Post  junequilt on 7/14/2010, 5:22 pm

You could try sprouting the seeds indoors (assuming you have an air-conditioned room) on a moist paper towel inside a baggie. Since the optimum temp for seed starting peas is 40-75 degrees, don't start these on top of the refrgerator or use a warming mat. As soon as you see signs of germination, plant the seeds outdoors. You can cover the planting area with wet burlap to keep the soil temperature down. Once the seeds are up, mulch to keep their roots cool.
avatar
junequilt

Posts : 319
Join date : 2010-03-22
Location : Columbia, SC (Zone 8)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Sick sugar snap peas

Post  liz - Illinois on 7/14/2010, 8:23 pm

Thanks junequilt, I'll try mulching.

liz - Illinois

Female Posts : 12
Join date : 2010-07-14
Location : Cortland, Illinois

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Sick sugar snap peas

Post  L&K-IL on 7/15/2010, 10:42 pm

yep...another sugar snap pea disaster here...

I had 5 bush plants...got a whopping 3 pods off of them. Then they died.

I planted 9 pole plants up against my trellis. The all sprouted great, got about 6 inches tall and died.

So, I yanked them out and put in more cucumbers.
I might try again in the fall. If that doesn't work...no more peas for me....even though that's one thing I REALLY wanted. Rolling Eyes

L&K-IL

Male Posts : 37
Join date : 2010-04-24
Age : 40
Location : Aurora, IL

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Sick sugar snap peas

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum