How to grow peppers from seed When to Plant : For a head start, plant seeds indoors 6 weeks before the last frost. Peppers can be planted outdoors when frost is no longer a threat and the soil is reasonably warm. Watering : Water regularly, but too much water will result in much milder hot peppers. Soil : Moist, rich, and well drained. Days to Harvest : Can be harvested in as few as 55 days for green and immature, or up to 95 days for red and ripe.
How to grow peppers from seed
(Gross) - Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick:
Continuous cilantro growing method
This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.
greenhouses made from plastic bottles
Got limited sun? These 15 vegetables only need 4 hours a day of direct light. Utilize them in those shaded areas of the yard, and leave the sun for the tomatoes. :)
Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases. Lots of similar great tips here!
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Toilet Paper Tube planters and Recycled Green House!
Seed Starting - The First Step to Gardening by Gary Emmett. This was a very informative, easy to read book. I found it very useful to know what I need to do to make my seed starting more successful.