hot peppers

  • Growing Hot Peppers

    Tips for Growing Hot Peppers

    Peppers are native to the tropics, which explains why they thrive in warm weather. As tempting as it is to get a jump-start on the gardening season, do not plant…

  • The Best Hot Peppers Varieties to Grow

    The Best Hot Pepper Varieties to Grow

    Who doesn’t want a little more spice in their life? When it comes to growing edibles, hot peppers are among the easiest and most savory options to put on the…

  • Article

    Chile Pepper Season

    Just before it frosted in my Maryland zone 7 garden, we harvested all of the chiles that were mature--and some that were still green. Many chiles were snipped from the…

  • Article

    Habaneros: The Big Hot One!

    Right about now, we chileheads are in chile heaven (think hotter than hell!) since it is the peak of the chile harvest. I have a bumper crop of habaneros--big ones--find…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How Hot Are ‘Thai Dragon’ Peppers?

    Yesterday my son discovered a new level of hot.