Chilli Growing Tips
Chilli Plant in the Greenhouse.

Chilli Growing Tips

I never used to have much luck growing chilli plants, that was until a couple of years ago, I decided to do some research to try to understand where I was going wrong. I discovered a number of chilli growing tips in books, online and even at my local farmers market where a gentleman used to sell plants laden with the fruits ready to pick.

So here they are. I won’t call them “my” chilli growing tips because really they have come from some other clever growers. (more…)

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Growing Tomatoes and Peppers from Seed

The weather has been miserable here in Bedfordshire. It is very wet and the temperature has been close to freezing all day. There is snow forecast for tonight but I have been struggling on with my plans for growing tomatoes and peepers from seed.

I have been out in the potting shed this afternoon, where I sowed tomatoes, capsicum peppers and chilli peppers. I have always grown these from seed, it is far cheaper to buy a packet of tomato seed, rather than buying tomato plants later on in the year from the garden centre where you generally don’t have the same number of varieties to choose from. (more…)

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