root bound plants

Root Bound Plants: Symptoms And How To Fix

Knowing when plants like peppers — including both sweet peppers and chilies — have become root bound or containerized is one of the more important gardening skills. It is also useful to know how to treat root binding, since it can affect whether one of …

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Aphid infestation on a plant leaf

Aphids on Pepper Plants? Here’s What to Do

Noticing some tiny green bugs on your pepper plants? They are probably aphids. Aphids may be good for the ecosystem, but they can also cause a lot of destruction to your pepper plants, sending all your months of hard work down the drain. While you …

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Pepper companion plants -- basil with green peppers

10 Best Pepper Companion Plants (And 5 To Avoid!)

Growing pepper from seed can be a fun and easy experience if you follow the necessary guidelines like soaking your seeds overnight before planting them. Whether you have limited space or an entire garden, you can still reap the benefits of sowing your pepper seeds …

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Mosaic virus on a young pepper plant

12 Common Pepper Plant Diseases And Pepper Problems

Pepper plants are one of the most versatile and easier plants to grow in your garden. But growing these plants doesn’t always come without complications. Whether you’re just starting your garden or have some experience under your belt, understanding what can potentially set back the …

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How Much Space Do Pepper Plants Need

How Much Space Do Pepper Plants Need?

Peppers are one of the best vegetables you can grow yourself — they are relatively easy to grow, full of nutrition, and versatile in dishes. Still, there is plenty to understand about getting the best harvest possible. One of the critical factors to making the …

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Soil pH in peppers

What Is The Best Soil pH For Peppers?

The pH of your soil can have a huge impact on the health and flavor of your peppers. The best soil pH for peppers is 6.0 to 7.0. This range allows the pepper plant to take up nutrients like phosphorus and magnesium — which are …

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Serrano Pepper Planting

The Serrano Pepper Planting Guide: A To Zing

Delicious in salsas, sauces, and salads…

Interested in growing a chili with a comparable flavor to a jalapeño, but with a little more kick? Meet the serrano pepper. It has a similar bright, grassy flavor as the jalapeño, but with a little extra spicy punch. It’s perfect for fresh salsas, homemade hot sauces, and spicy salads. Growing serrano peppers – whether in the garden or in containers –  is simpler than you may think. Our serrano pepper planting guide is here to get you started.

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