You've found the famous Dave's Garden website! Join this friendly global community that shares tips and ideas for home and gardens, along with seeds and plants!
the DG homepage for a brief overview of what you'll find in this gardening mega-site.
Categorized under " General" Definition as written by Floridian: A grain legume grown in many regions. These beans have a high protein content, can tolerate drought and the plants fixes atmospheric nitrogen which allows it to grow on, and improve, poor soils
The photo is Vigna lutea flowers
(Click for full-size) Definition as written by melody: Nutritious,easy to grow and great for your soil.
You can't beat cowpeas as an all around crop.
These are Blue Goose,a very old variety.Was first mentioned in the 1700's in Jamaica.
Cowpeas are thought to have originated in North west Africa and came to the New World in association with the slave trade.
(Click for full-size)
Add a definition to this term
Return to the Gardenology homepage
Return to Dave's Garden