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Finding an issue with your pepper plant can be a discouraging discovery. Learn all about the many common problems with pepper plants, and how to fix or avoid them in the future!

Spider Mites On Pepper Plants (Prevention and Treatment)

Spider mites are a nasty pest to have on your pepper plants. Whether you are growing smaller plants indoors, or growing large pepper plants outside, it is important to catch an infestation as early as possible. Spider mites typically enjoy feeding on thin leaves and can quickly devastate a plant. In this post, I’ll talk …

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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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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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Spots On Pepper Leaves – How to Diagnose and Treat

When growing peppers from seed, there are a number of problems that can arise during the year. One common issue we are asked about often are various types of spots on pepper leaves. Based on the appearance and location of the leaf spots on your peppers, the cause may be a non-issue, or it could …

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How to Keep Weeds Out Of The Garden

When nature is allowed to take over your garden space, it becomes a survival of the fittest contest for plants. After a year or two of negligence, a garden bed will become overrun with fast-growing weeds. These aggressive plants work by growing and spreading quickly. In doing so, they can suppress your vegetable plants in …

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How to Remove Seed Coat from Seedlings – Helmet Heads

When starting pepper seeds, a common issue we face is the seed coat getting stuck on the seedling. If you do not remove it, the plant may fail to emerge, preventing photosynthesis and eventually dying. In this article, we will share our method of removing the seed coat from pepper seedlings. It doesn’t always work, …

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Pepper Plant Leaves Falling Off – Causes and Prevention

Why are your pepper plant leaves falling off? In this article, I’ll explain several possible causes for pepper leaves dropping. Keep in mind, many of the causes are easy to fix! In most cases, your plants will make a full recovery, and may be perfectly healthy despite some leaves dropping. It is natural to see …

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Why Are My Pepper Plant Flowers Falling Off?

In a single year, one pepper plant may produce hundreds of individual flower buds. Some of them will be fertilized and become pepper pods, while others will drop from the plant. In this article, we’ll discuss pepper plant flowers falling off and why it happens. Why Are Pepper Flowers Falling Off? There are several causes …

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Pepper Plants Not Growing – Stunted Pepper Plants – Easy Tips

Are your pepper plants not growing as expected? Slow or stunted growth happens to peppers sometimes, but there are methods to fix it. We have put together our top tips for when your pepper plants are not growing. The first few tips in this article will pertain to younger plants, while the later tips will …

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How To Increase Pepper Plant Yield

There’s nothing more disappointing than waiting all season, catering to your pepper plants only to harvest two or three measly peppers. If you’ve had this experience, you can try these methods on how to increase pepper plant yields. There are several factors that play into pepper plant productivity throughout the growing season, so we’re here …

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