Because peppers grow slowly in cooler weather and quickly when the weather gets warm, fertilizing them is essential to keep them healthy. Peppers should be fertilized when first transplanting and again when the fruits begin to appear.Continue Reading
Fertilize the ground with 5-10-10 pepper fertilizer before planting the pepper plants. Use 3 pounds of fertilizer for every 100 square feet of soil. Well-rotted manure and compost are also good fertilizer choices for pepper plants.
Add more fertilizer once the pepper fruits reach the size of a dime. Be careful not to overfertilize, as too much nitrogen can kill the plants.
Water your pepper plants frequently after fertilizing to wash away fertilizer buildup in the soil.
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According to Martha Stewart, a dish garden contains a small arrangement of plants in a shallow, table-top container along with decorative accents designed to look like a miniature landscape. A dish garden is assembled with a shallow container, gravel, horticultural charcoal, plants and potting soil, plus decorative objects and moss or sand.Full Answer >
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You can grow amaryllis plants indoors by following a year-long care routine. After the plant has bloomed, you can make it re-bloom for several years by caring for the bulb.Full Answer >