The life-affirming joy of sweet peas | Allan Jenkins

The plot was only supposed to be for growing food and not flowers. But then along came some sweet peas and resistance was futile…

I have finally fallen for sweet peas. I resisted them for a long time. Thought they took up valuable poles that could more usefully be packed with edible peas or French beans. Aside from companion planting, the plot is for food, not flowers (well, there are the sunflowers alongside saffron-coloured calendula, tagetes and nasturtium, but Plot 29 is not a flowerbed).

Then, last year, I was seduced, overcome. I sowed sweet peas at the entrance to the plot, a heavy-scented gateway, a sensual overload.

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