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Pregnant peppers.

Not literally, but they are late. I sowed the tomatoes a month ago and ran out of steam/time/hands. “Next weekend,” I promised. It passed. “Next weekend,” I repeated. 113 more words


Fish Peppers

I came across an article last winter about a hot pepper that I was not familiar with called a Fish Pepper. It is supposed to be a hot variety so that captured my interest. 79 more words


The 'Fish' Pepper

One of the first seeds to germinate this week in the greenhouse was a plant that I have been looking forward to growing all winter. I was reading through seed catalogs this winter when I came across a really cool hot pepper with variegated fruits and leaves, called the ‘Fish’ pepper. 206 more words


The Fish Pepper

This is the second in a series of blog posts highlighting heirloom plants growing in our Victory Garden at the National Museum of American History with ties to the FOOD in the Garden theme of the week. 415 more words


Fish Pepper

A while ago I visited Monticello, home of our third president Thomas Jefferson. The gift shop had various heirloom seeds from the garden, so I bought a few. 208 more words


Hybrid vigor in pepper seedlings

Hybrid vigor, or heterosis, is a poorly understood process from a genetic standpoint, but it’s one that plant breeders exploit quite successfully.  Simply put, they cross two varieties of a plant, then grow out the children called the F1 generation.  361 more words

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Sanctuary Gardener Update ~ 7/15/13

It’s been a drier week in my garden the past seven days. We had a chance to dry out from the deluge, and we got a nice steady rain (one inch) Saturday, so I didn’t have to water anything (other than my potted plants). 566 more words

Garden Updates: Weekly Pictures