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By Tom Kalb
NDSU Extension Horticulturist 

Dakota Gardener: The best peas in North Dakota


February 27, 2023

Sugar Ann, Oregon Giant and Snak Hero are just a few of the varieties of peas suitable for growing in North Dakota. (Flickr photo by Dave Gunn.)

There is nothing better than eating fresh peas in the garden. You pop open a pea pod and the green pearls inside are as sweet as candy.

At North Dakota State University, we have worked with hundreds of families to identify the best peas for our state.

The finest pea is Lincoln, an heirloom variety from 1908.

I rarely like heirlooms. There is a reason why an heirloom becomes an heirloom. It's ca...

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