• 1575
  • As is indicated by its binomial name, it is generally thought to have spread to the rest of Europe from Spain, but the first mention of the vegetable by a Western writer came from Leonhard Rudolf, who reported seeing scorzonera at the market of Aleppo in Syria, in 1575. (wikipedia.org)
  • Peas
  • Sowing sweet peas. (blogspot.com)
  • After taking some of my sweet peas down to Whitewick Manor National Trust property to show to the volunteer gardeners, I suggested that I grow some for them in their vegetable garden. (blogspot.com)
  • So if you want to see some exhibition sweet peas cordons similar to the ones I grow on the allotment then come and have a look at the ones at Whitewick Manor. (blogspot.com)
  • The gardens and house are fantastic anyway and worth a visit regardless of my sweet peas. (blogspot.com)
  • Compost can include cut flower plants like sweet peas (which are poisonous), dahlias and chrysanthemums. (blogspot.com)