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11 Types of Jalapeño Peppers – Variety Is The Spice Of Life!

If you are a relatively new gardener, you may be interested in growing jalapeños at home. However, “jalapeño” is now more of a category of peppers rather than a single variety. In other words, you have many jalapeño types to choose from! In this article, we’ll cover 11 amazing types of jalapeño peppers. We’ll discuss …

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11 (Delicious) Things To Do With Jalapeño Peppers

Every time a jalapeño goes to waste, a Pepper Geek cries. No, not really, but you don’t have to waste your extra jalapeño peppers! Today, I’ll share 11 easy ways to use up a big harvest of jalapeños. From simple recipes to storage techniques, you’ll find the right option for you. Let’s get into it. …

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Small Bell Peppers? How To Grow Bigger Peppers

Are your pepper plants producing smaller-than-expected peppers? You’re not alone. There are many reasons peppers can grow to be small. In this article, I’ll share the most likely reasons why your peppers are so small and how to grow bigger ones. Most of the causes for smaller peppers stems from environmental conditions that can easily …

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Peppers That Grow Upwards: 17+ Upright Varieties

We are all used to seeing huge bell peppers, jalapeños, and banana peppers at the grocery store. However, chile peppers weren’t always so large. In fact, all of the wild species of chiles are still small, often no more than the size of a berry. As a result, in many cases, peppers will grow upright …

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Growing Cayenne Peppers: From Seed To Hot Sauce

Cayenne peppers are incredibly useful for making meals spicier and more flavorful. To top it off, growing cayenne peppers is surprisingly easy. You can grow them in containers, or in your raised beds for a big yield of fresh hot peppers in the late summer. In this article, I’ll teach you how to grow cayenne …

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How Tall Do Pepper Plants Grow? Don’t Shade Out Smaller Plants!

Planning a vegetable garden can be hard work. Some plants need a ton of room to spread out, while others have a very small footprint. So finding the perfect spot for each plant is important. When it comes to peppers, there is quite a bit of variation in size. Knowing the variety and species you …

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Disease Resistant Pepper Varieties For Easy Growing

No matter where you live in the world, gardening will come with its challenges. One of the most difficult problems to deal with when growing peppers is disease. Once a disease sets in, it can often mean the end of the plant (or multiple plants!). The best way to deal with disease is to avoid …

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What’s Eating Your Peppers At Night? (5 Possible Culprits)

There’s nothing quite like fresh-picked peppers, straight from the garden. However, it can be frustrating to wake up and find your pepper plants have been chewed by a nocturnal pest. You work hard in the garden all day, only to find bite marks in your peppers and pepper leaves by morning. So, what’s eating your …

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Growing Poblano Peppers – A Guide From Seed To Harvest

Poblano peppers are one of the most popular peppers in Mexican and Tex Mex cuisine. They are large, upside-down-pear-shaped chiles with mild heat and a deep green color. To top it off, growing poblano peppers is as easy as growing any other variety! In this article, I’ll share how to grow your own poblanos in …

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Jalapeño Peppers Turning Black? Here’s Why

Peppers come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, flavors, and colors. However, most of the popular varieties are not black in color. So, you may be worried when you see your jalapeño peppers turning black. Is it disease? Is it rot?! In this article, I’ll go over the common causes of jalapeño peppers turning black …

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