PLANTING, GROWING, AND HARVESTING BELL PEPPERS

GROWING BELL PEPPERS Peppers are a tender, warm-season crop. Here’s how to grow peppers in your garden! Peppers resist most garden pests and offer something for everyone: spicy, sweet, or hot; and a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. For this page, we will focus on sweet bell peppers. 1) PLANTING Start seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost date. The temperature must be at least 70° F for seed germination, so keep them in a warm area for the best and fastest results. Start pepper seeds three to a pot, and thin out the weakest seedling. Let the…

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THE BASICS OF PLANTING AND GROWING A VEGETABLE GARDEN

VEGETABLE GARDENING FOR BEGINNERS Whether you’re a 0beginner with a single pot or an old hand planting an entire plot, This Vegetable Gardening Guide will help you to plan and grow your tastiest vegetables ever. VEGETABLE GARDENING FOR BEGINNERS Why garden, you ask? If you’ve never tasted garden-fresh vegetables (lots of people haven’t!), you will be amazed by the sweet, juicy flavors and vibrant textures. There’s absolutely nothing quite like fresh veggies, especially if you grow them yourself—which you can! In this guide, the basics of vegetable gardening and planning: how to pick the right site for…

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