1-50  »  51-100  »  101-150  »  151-200  »  201-250  »  251-300 

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
Days to germinate: 6 to 14

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.

Tips for growing vegetables:

Pumpkins
Lettuce
Artichoke
Asparagus
Brussels sprouts
Peas
Black Eyed Peas
Spinach
Peppers
Parsnips
Turnips
Okra
Melons
Broccoli

Tips for growing herbs:

Sage
Rosemary
Parsley
Parsnip
Garlic
Chives
Dill
Basil
Cilantro
Saw Palmetto

Thyme
Oregano
Lemon Balm
Calendula

Lavender
Catnip
Chamomile
Mint
Marjoram
Sesame
Ginger
Nasturtium
French Tarragon
Fennel
Mustard Greens
Summer Savory

Tips for growing flowers:

Gloxinias



  1-50  »  51-100  »  101-150  »  151-200  »  201-250  »  251-300