There's a lot that goes into growing peppers from seed to fully mature plant. This category page offers tips and tricks to get you through each phase.
Growing Peppers from the Beginning
Need help deciding what peppers to grow (or just eat)? Here's a collection of articles that describe chillies by many factors such as color, heat level, flavor and growth habit.
Growing Specific Pepper Varieties
Interested in growing a specific variety of pepper? The articles below some of the most popular chillies you can grow at home.
Surprisingly, an indoor grow light doesn't need to be an expensive piece of equipment. These articles describe some of the most popular plant light options so you can choose what's best for your growing environment.
Potting Soil for Peppers
Potting soil, or potting mix, is a key component in make sure your plants thrive. This article covers some important things to look for when growing out your pepper plants.
Fertilizer for Pepper Plants
You have a lot of options when it comes to fertilizing your pepper plants, and every gardener seems to have their own special way of doing it. This sample feeding guide explains what I do to have healthy plants each year.
Bottom Watering Peppers
If you grow plants in containers, watering your plants from the bottom (bottom watering) has a lot of advantages. For one thing, you make sure the roots are actually getting enough water. The best thing is that you can bypass plant disease caused by an environment that's too wet. This article explains how to do this.
Plant Pests and Diseases
During your growing season, it's inevitable that you're going to come across pests, diseases and other weird situations that affect your plants. The key is taking action right away. These articles cover a variety of solutions for things that you'll likely encounter.
Overwintering Pepper Plants
If you don't want to start new seeds each growing season, you don't have to! You can overwinter your plants or take a cutting. The articles below describe how to do each process.
Looking for alternative ways of growing your pepper plants? Hydroponics is a growing method that a lot of chile gardeners use. These articles will give you an introduction to hydroponics.