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What’s Eating Your Peppers At Night?

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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How To Propagate Peppers From Cuttings

There are many situations when you may want to clone your pepper plants. If you had a particularly successful harvest, or a highly disease-resistant plant, propagating that plant is a great idea. By propagating peppers, you are preserving the exact genetics of the parent plant. Alternatively, saving seeds from your plant’s peppers and growing them …

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How To Grow Carolina Reaper Peppers From Seed to Harvest

If you happen to be a fan of eating scorching hot food, and the supermarket hot sauces just don’t cut it, you may want to grow your own hot peppers. In this article, I’ll share how to grow Carolina reapers in your own back yard. It almost seems strange that you can grow the world’s …

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Spider Farmer SF600 and SF1000 Grow Light Review

We start a lot of plants indoors each year. Since we grow dozens of new pepper varieties each year, and tons of other crops, we rely heavily on quality indoor grow lights to get them started. Since their debut in 2015, Spider Farmer has established themselves in the grow light space with high quality, reliable …

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Why Are My Peppers Black? (Hint: It’s Probably Natural)

One of the reasons I love growing peppers so much is the great diversity of options. From the huge, sweet bell pepper, to the gnarly and superhot 7 pot bubblegum. Every gardener can choose the perfect chili for their tastes. Some of the most common peppers are known to turn black, while others start out …

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How to Grow Banana Peppers – In Pots or In Ground

Banana peppers are a delicious, crunchy pepper variety that is versatile in the kitchen. I especially love them for making pickles, but they can be eaten fresh, fried with other veggies, roasted, and even stuffed. Unfortunately, not all grocery stores sell fresh banana peppers. So, you’ll have to grow your own to have a steady …

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When To Pick Cayenne Peppers – Harvesting Tips

If you like spicy food, then you should be growing your own hot peppers at home. Whether you have a big yard for an in-ground garden bed, or a small balcony in your apartment, you can grow peppers. Cayenne peppers are some of the most famous and popular hot chilies. With fresh cayennes, you can …

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