Growing Chillies

Take a browse through some of our most popular articles on growing chillies.

    • Chilli Plant Care: 7 Huge Mistakes To Avoid When Growing Chillies
      Chilli pepper plants produce yummy, spicy fruits that can be used in all kinds of delicious recipes. That is, however, only if you get chilli plant care right and grow healthy, strong plants that produce fruit. Unfortunately, many mistakes can scupper even the most dedicated gardeners’ chilli growing plans. From diseases, to pest damage, stunted
    • How to Grow Chilies Indoors with LED Grow Lights
      Many people like to have some organic chilies to add to their cooking. However, lets face it, you can’t keep spending money on organic chilies as they are expensive. Growing chilies yourself means you will be able to save a lot of money. The problem is that there is the lack of sunlight in North
    • How You Can Grow Your Own Bell Peppers in Pots
      It is really nice if you can harvest your own bell peppers in the backyard. Peppers are not cheap and being able to grow your own means you can cut down your grocery expenses. If you don’t have spaces, you can choose to grow the peppers in containers. It will still thrive and produce an
    • Expert Guide to Growing Chillies
      Growing chillies is a very rewarding process, but often it’s the simplest things that get in the way of a great chili harvest, follow the advice below, and with a little care and attention you could be enjoying juicy, great tasting chillies in no time. Germinating your chili seeds Many of us struggle with germinating
    • Bell Peppers – Growing and Uses
      Growing Bell Peppers in your kitchen garden If you are passionate about growing chillies, then you would be definitely aware of the fact that it is indeed a very challenging process, demanding a chunk of your time, patience and effort. Nevertheless, at the end, it is also a very rewarding one. Nurturing chilli plants is
    • How to Grow and Care for Jalapenos
      Jalapeno is a type of hot pepper that comes from the same family of plants as cayenne and cherry. This popular pepper originally comes from a place called Xalapa, in the capital of Velacruz, in Mexico. It is often served stuffed with seafood, and cheese and also used as a spice for tacos in Mexican
    • Scoville Scale – The Measurement of a Chillies Heat
      The Scoville scale is the world recognized scale for measuring the heat in chillies and other peppers. The scale was created in the early 1900’s by pharmacist Wilbur L. Scoville. Scoville’s method was simple, yet very effective. He soaked each different variety of pepper separately in alcohol overnight. Because capsaicin is soluble in alcohol, the
    • Wilting Chili Plants
      If you notice wilting chili plants, you should pay attention as something is wrong! Sometimes, chili plants wilt because they’re baking in the hot, hot sun. Another cause of wilting chili plants is the amount of water you are providing them, this can range from too little or too much moisture. Why do Chili Plants
    • Revive Wilted or Dehydrated Chili Plants
      Chili Plants are like people they will grow weak if not given enough of the basic necessities such as sun, water, air and nutrients. The tell tale signs of a sick looking chili plant is when it starts to wilt. When your chili plant starts to wilt you must act fast to revive the suffering
    • How to Make Mulch for Chilies
      Mulching is usually an easy and simple process that prevents weed growth. Healthy chili gardens always preserve more water during hot days and also have less weed among plants. Except in a garden, mulch can be used for flower protection as well. You can find out how to make mulch easily in the text below.