Grow a plant from a peppercorn by first germinating the peppercorn between two damp paper towels inside a plastic bag placed in a warm location. Plant any seeds that germinate in a high-quality potting soil or, in warm l... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

FoodSubs states that pink peppercorns and pickled capers are effective substitutes for green peppercorns. Green peppercorns come in four varieties: dried, freeze-dried, packed in brine and pickled in vinegar. Some brands... More »

The foods that grow in rainforests are different types of fruits, vegetables and spices, such as coconuts, avocados, squash, yams, bananas, plantains, guava, mangoes, pineapples, peppercorns, vanilla, ginger, chocolate a... More »

To grow Codiaeum variegatum, or croton, pot the plant in potting soil, and place the container in a warm, sunny location. If the leaves lose their vivid color, increase sunlight exposure. Mist the leaves regularly, and m... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

To design a perennial shade garden, draw a blueprint for each garden plot on the property, mix humus and sand into the soil, and plant the perennials in the desired location. After planting, place a layer of mulch around... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

The best time of the year to plant vegetables depends on the type of vegetable and the geographical location of the garden. In general, vegetables can be started indoors a few weeks before or after the last spring frost ... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

To grow a serrano pepper plant, place seeds 1/4-inch deep in well-drained, warm soil in a location that receives plenty of sun. This tender plant should be started indoors in planters, unless the outdoor temperature in y... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes