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BadBoyClub

Peas in Tomato Grow Bags

I've got a spare tomato grow bag doing nothing & plenty of pea seeds left over.

What's the perceived wisdom in growing other things in tomato bags outside?
NorthernMonkeyGirl

Don't see why not?
Mistress Rose

Might be worth a try, but if you have anything else like peppers or courgettes, they might be more worthwhile than peas.
gz

I suppose if it was a variety like Alderman,which grows 6 foot tall plus, so you get value per space...but you'd have to keep a good eye on the watering.
Hairyloon

Might be worth a try, but if you have anything else like peppers or courgettes, they might be more worthwhile than peas.


Could do both, or even all three. Peas climb, so they don't need the low down space and are nitrogen fixers, so don't need so much nutrients. Courgettes ramble around on the ground and peppers can take the space in between.

Certainly I would try that: if they don't do so well, or look too crowded, they can be thinned out later.
BadBoyClub

Thanks for your replies, I just wanted to make sure there wasn't anything in the tomato grow bag that might inhibit growth.

I've already got a dozen courgette in the ground & a greenhouse half full of chillies & peppers but my pea crop has so far been a complete failure, so I'd like to get SOME peas to eat sometime this year Rolling Eyes
wellington womble

Peas without question. My greenhouse early peas are just finishing, although sadly none made it to the kitchen (I scoffed them all in the garden. I always do) You’ve already got enough courgettes to feed an army, and though you might want some at the end of the season, you can plant them later. Chillies would be fine, but not as yummy as fresh peas.

Definitely keep an eye on the water, though. Maybe put it in one of those growbag trays so you can soak it.
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