Bell Peppers Gardening Tips and Advice
Peppers do best in well drained, fertile soil. Peppers like a sunny location, protection from strong winds, warm days and cool nights. Some hot peppers thrive in hotter weather. Whether you are planting sweet peppers or hot peppers, these basic tips apply.
Planting Green Peppers or Hot Peppers
Plant peppers 18 to 24 inches apart in rows spaced about 36 inches apart.
Days to harvest: 60 to 95 days
You can find more growing tips for peppers here.
Fertile, organically rich soil is the key to all successful gardening, so don't forget to use plenty of compost in your garden beds, and around the rest of your yard for that matter. You can buy compost, but it is just as easy to make it yourself using compost bins, and perhaps a compost pail to keep next to the kitchen sink to collect vegetable scraps.
Peppers are an essential ingredient when you're cooking Italian, and you should keep them on hand with all your other Italian cooking supplies.
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