How to get more peppers from your green pepper plants: "spray the plant with epsom salts (1 tsp 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 and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat."
To prevent beetles and other insects from destroying your tomatoes, create a mixture of one gallon of water, six drops of liquid soap, and two tablespoons of crushed hot red pepper powder. Spray this solution on your plants weekly.