Peppers – Chili – Capsicum In Your Home Garden
Pitfalls to avoid when growing peppers!
Short season home gardeners should be getting ready to plant your pepper seedling starter pots.
Every gardens soil and weather conditions Are Not suitable for growing peppers. Hot and very hot types are more difficult to grow successfully.
Pepper like Tomatoes and Eggplant are in the nightshade family and will not do well in cool wet growing conditions.
When daytime air temperatures rise above 90F(32C) or fall below 70F(21C) peppers will often stop setting blooms that produce fruit.
Nighttime temperatures below 60F(15.5C) or above 70F(21C) may cause blooms to drop off the pepper plants.
Two of the biggest mistakes many want to be pepper growers make are using the wrong pH potting soil mix and not keeping their starter pot soil warm.
Soil Thermometer is a must have gardening tool. If you don’t have one, consider buying a Stainless Steel Soil Thermometer. I have seen them advertised on Amazon and…
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