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  • Kitchen Gardening

    Exotic Peppers Spice Up Gardens

    The new Pumpkin Habanero pepper, from the Exotic Pepper Project at Rutgers University, looks like a small pumpkin, has a citrusy taste and jalapeno-like heat. Here’s how to get your…

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    A ‘Nu’ Pumpkin Spice for Fall

    Even if you can’t imagine a new pumpkin spice flavor this season, you have to try this one. The ‘NuMex Pumpkin Spice’ jalapeno pepper is guaranteed to add a little…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    5 Easy Ideas for Preserving Peppers

    Get them while they're hot! It's time for vegetable gardeners to get busy picking and preserving their peppers. Here are some simple ways for saving the harvest to enjoy this…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Chile Peppers

    From subtle to spicy these top ten pepper varieties are a sure bet for the timid, the fearless, and all those in between.

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    Growing Tomatoes and Peppers in the Garden using Black Plastic Mulch

    Oh boy did I open a can of worms when I started to do research on the pros and cons of using black plastic mulch! Yes, it does warm the…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Container Garden Pepper Roundup for 2016

    This gardening season I grew seven different kinds of peppers in the container garden on my patio. Here’s the annual roundup to consider for next gardening season.

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    How to Make Hot Pepper Sauce

    What’s a gardener to do when the season isn’t long enough for Tabasco peppers to turn ripe-red? Make vinegar pepper sauce instead.

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    Patio Pepper Roundup for 2015

    It’s time for the annual pepper roundup in my patio garden. Here are some of the top picks for the 2015 gardening season.

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    Fish Peppers are Edible and Ornamental

    Whether you have to be a small-space gardener or garden on a small scale by choice, it makes sense to grow plants with more than one feature. An heirloom hot…

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    Chocolate Covered Jalapenos are Hot Seller

    I thought I’d heard of everything a gardener could do with home-grown jalapenos until I saw them dipped in chocolate. Here’s a tasty new idea for your garden from the…

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