Food Fun Friday: Gardening Surprises

 The seed packet said simply “Beans.” The kids and I were curious if they would be green beans or yellow beans.

black eye peas

"Beans" growing in our garden


black eye peas

Clearly, they were both yellow and green beans

But the “Beans” seemed to have extra large seeds inside and dry, papery thin pods outside.

black eyed peas

So we split open a few bean pods

We were surprised by what we found inside.

black eyed peas

No "Beans" here, we grew black-eyed peas!

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  1. How fun to find black eyed peas!. What will you do with them?

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