Tag Archives: growing sweet peppers

Letting Nature Take It’s Course

Tomorrow is the first of June and the beginning of summer!  The moments of preparation and care will now bring forth fruit and hopefully lots of it on a consistent basis. Still, everything’s not as easy as it seems.  Last … Continue reading

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Getting Started

A few weeks ago, a fellow blogger asked if I’d started on the spring garden as yet, which given our cold, gray skies, hadn’t even been given a thought.  The organic gardening stores hadn’t started hawking their wares yet – … Continue reading

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April Showers bring May Flowers

The last time you got to see the garden was in March.  A lot of prep was completed – repositioning the highbed and the herb garden, updating the ‘Stachelbeeren’ (gooseberries) and ‘Sternjasmin’ (Star Jasmine)  homes and placing them in a better spot, repotting last year’s … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of August – Garden Update

August has been a pretty emotional month in the garden.  First, there was lots of hot, sunny days; then, unexpectedly, the temperatures dove and to accompany the shock, the rains came and stayed for about 5 or so days.  When … Continue reading

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They’re Still Alive (garden update)

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve had periods of intense sun & heat, followed by days of rain – not ideal for young plants and, honestly to say, a young gardener.  Keeping up with the plants needs requires consistent … Continue reading

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Current state (September 2011)

I’m a little worried about my garden today; things are not looking as prosperous.  Recently, the temperatures have dropped drastically; seems fall is upon us.  My sweet peppers have not budded since they gave up their fruit and the leaves … Continue reading

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Waiting for my sweet peppers to change color (August 2011)

So, according to the sites I frequented, sweet peppers also are at their best when allowed to ripen on the plant.  This plant has been my most troublesome though as it is so easily damaged by wind, sun, poor watering … Continue reading

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