Growing peppers is a lot of fun, and it opens up a world of culinary possibilities. We focus on growing peppers in containers so that you can grow chillies no matter the space you have (or don’t have).
Wondering when to pick Banana peppers? You can pick these chilies early, but it depends on how you want to use them and whether you're growing the sweet or hot Banana pepper variety. Here's everything you need to know.
Wondering when to pick Jalapeños? Here's how to tell when they're ready. You'll also discover when to harvest varieties like Mammoth Jalapenos & when Jalapeno peppers are likely to be at their hottest.
There's a lot that goes into the when, what and how to should fertilize pepper plants. Plus, they have specific needs during different growth stages. Here's an example feeding schedule to get your started.
As a container gardener, you may wonder if you can reuse potting soil. It's expensive to keep buying new bags of soil. Here's what you need to know to prepare and revitalize your existing mix so it supports new plants.
Jenny is the creator of Grow Hot Peppers as well as the writer of the gardening guides and many recipes on this site. She’s been growing peppers and all kinds of veggies for over 10 years. When she’s not writing or gardening, she loves eating spicy foods, hiking and going to the ocean.