Free high resolution photo of new pea sprouts pushing out of the ground in a spring garden. Peas are easy to grow, but must be planted in the very early spring – usually in March. Conventional wisdom says to have the peas in the ground by Saint Patrick’s Day. They usually germinate and come up within a few weeks of sowing. Peas are cool weather crops and don’t tolerate the heat well. This picture shows peas sprouting out of the ground. Free picture for any use.