Grow your own peanuts

Peanuts  are  the fruit of a legume and are not nuts at all.  The peanut is actually an annual herbaceous plant (Arachis hypogaea, ‘hypongaea’ meaning ‘under the soil’). The oldest known pods were found in Peru and have been dated to 7,600 years old but they are thought to be older than this. Growth habits and planting needs Spring to early Summer is the time to … Continue reading Grow your own peanuts