spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Natural bug spray for the garden. 1 gallon of water 2 cups of Dawn soap 2 cups of plain listerine type mouthwash 1 tsp cayenne pepper Mix together, put in a spray bottle. 10 Steps to Organic Gardening - Avah Ham: 10 short/ easy Steps to Organic Gardening
Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants Should have read this earlier in the season, I have had a lot of cracked tomatoes, Angela Lumpkin
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases.
Very detailed instructions on how to plant a better tomato plant. If you are as fussy about tomatoes (No to Hothouse ones!) and get tomatoes only in the summer and only in your garden.you'd want to make a better tomato plant, too!
You can purchase ladybugs online or at a local nursery and release them to start a ladybug garden! The benefits of having ladybugs in your garden include being able to cute back on pesticides and ridding your flower beds of aphids and other insect pests.