Growing Snow Peas, also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas

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22 Jul 18 CaptainGBK (Australia - temperate climate)
I'm quite new to gardening so i don't know much. Can snow peas grow well in soil with clay lumps in or should i clear the clay. Thx
23 Jul 18 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Short term solution. Water the soil today and tomorrow give the clay lumps a bash with a rake or hoe to break them up. Add some manures, mulch, compost to soil and mix it all up good.
23 Jul 18 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Type in how to break up clay soil into google and read up. Use gypsum. If you are about to plant now take the clay lumps out if not too many. In future prepare your soil in the 2-3 months before you want to plant by putting on the gypsum and add some compost - put your lawn clippings and dry leaves in the soil wet the soil and turn it over with a shovel each 2-3 weeks. Also add some loan soil or sandy soil if you can.
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