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    I love fresh pea shoots, and I often do this on the windowsill. When I'm done, I let them grow on a bit and let the chickens have them. The shoots are lovely in a salad (though I can't say I eat many salads), and chucked in last minute into casseroles for a bit of fresh crunch, or in soups.

    And they absolutely grow well all year around - they're not at all fussy. I always use Leo peas, but I don't soak them. I just bung in some compost in a low tray, peas on top, then a bit more compost and keep it well watered.

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    I have been using pea shoots for a wee while now had three cuts so far and will have one more then sow a new batch, and we have had them twice with our meals in the hotel we are staying in this weekend
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    I try to sow an handful every 3 weeks but I usually forget then we've run out of shoots.
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    Unfortunately Iím restricted to a no plants inside Iíve managed to persuade OH to allow my overwintered chillies (and previously an orchid) but I think this would be a step tooo far
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    I know...there is none, he also has a no glitter rule too.... it’s now aloud on cards in the kitchen! Small victories!
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    I've sown some today! At least I think they're peas haha In a small pot in a nice outter pot in my lovely victorian wrought iron plant stand at the bottom of the kitchen. Which joins a hanging basket I've taken in for the winter, another hanging plant that's outgrown it's old place, a spider plant and last weeks tray of star anise (which now have three pieces of Christmas cactus that broke off the mother plant cause the flowers are huge this year!

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    My peas have chitted so they're going in compost this morning then onto the window sill, it looks like only two have failed but I'll bung those in as well.
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