Growing Asparagus Pea, also Winged bean

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28 Mar 20 Gillian (United Kingdom - cool/temperate climate)
I have a young five-year-old granddaughter now living in Sydney. Would Asparagus Pea be a good plant for her to start her gardening adventure in Australia? if so, where would you suggest to buy the seeds, online if poss., and, if not, please suggest an alternative edible plant that's likely to yield a harvest so it's an encouraging and pleasurable experience. I'd prefer her to start with a small and, hopefully, successful growing project! Parents are busy and not especially interested yet she's keen. Any particular horticultural do's and dont's for me to share with her long-distance would be very welcome. Many thanks, Gillian
24 Nov 20 Anon (United Kingdom - warm/temperate climate)
Try a few seed selling internet sites. The main growing time in Sydney is in the autumn and winter to early spring. Go to the Temperate Climate Zone for Australia. At the top of the page on left side is PLANT NOW. That will tell you what to plant each month. I would suggest she grow things she likes to eat. Radishes , lettuce, normal peas, beans. Be sure you plant them at the right time. She can buy some seedlings at Bunnings or any nursery. That will give a good result for starting out.
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