Prolific Peas

Much better harvest than last year – probably 2-3 times more pods on each plant!  Luckily our family from Bedford visited today to help pick – they picked 11 five gallon buckets of pea pods, which made 2.5 buckets of shelled peas.   But this accounted for only 1/3 of our pea patch….the rest will have to wait until Friday evening and Saturday.

Luckily there are still mechanical pea shellers available for custom shelling, for just a few dollars – and within a few minutes – we got all our peas shelled at a farm in Newville.