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Larger seeds, like nasturtiums and sweet peas, are planted about one-quarter to one-half inch deep.
In 1902, President Teddy Roosevelt’s wife, Edith, installed a nostalgic Colonial garden with paisley-shaped beds of sweet peas, jasmine, wildflowers, and daisies.
The luscious, silver-skinned fish fillet was draped over a garden-fresh potpourri of sweet peas and snap peas, and a thick corn minestrone.
Chezar opted for tulips, sweet peas and the delightfully checkered fritillaria meleagris in shades of purple.
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: a climbing plant with flowers that have a sweet smell
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