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6 Reasons Why Your Pepper Plant Has Purple Leaves

When Peter Piper picked that famous peck of purple peppers, what color were the leaves of the pepper plant he picked them from? While some ornamental pepper plants always have purple leaves, the leaves of most healthy, thriving pepper plants are vibrant green. When the color purple shows up in the foliage of a pepper …

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7 Reasons Your Carolina Reaper Peppers Are Not Hot

Did you try growing the hottest pepper in the world, but it didn’t turn out to be that spicy? Pepper plants are relatively easy plants to grow, but there are several things to keep in mind to ensure you grow the spiciest version of the pepper you’re growing. Putting in all the effort and time …

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5 Reasons Why Your Carolina Reaper Plant is Turning Black

After weeks of watching your Carolina Reaper pepper plant grow, you start to notice black spots on its leaves, peppers, or other parts of the plant. Before you throw out your plant in despair, let’s look at the reasons why your plant is doing this and if there are any steps you can take to …

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6 Reasons Why Your Carolina Reaper Plant is Growing Slowly

If you’re a big fan of growing hot peppers, you’ve probably tried to grow a Carolina Reaper at some point. When growing these peppers you may have run into the issue of your Carolina Reaper plant growing very slowly, here’s why: Your Carolina Reaper may be growing slowly because: Keep in mind that Carolina Reaper …

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Carolina Reaper Peppers Not Turning Red? (Here’s Why)

Carolina Reapers are beautiful additions to your garden if you love a kick of heat in your meals or want to make some homemade hot sauce. However, when growing these peppers at home, you may notice that your Carolina Reapers aren’t ripening as and when they should. So, why does this happen and how can …

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Are Your Jalapeño Pepper Not Hot? Top 3 Reasons Why

Have you ever chomped into a homegrown Jalapeño pepper, braced yourself for the spicy kick, and looked forward to the endorphin rush that follows, only to be disappointed?  Maybe your Jalapeño pepper had some zing but didn’t deliver the intense capsaicin content you hoped for. Why would this happen? And how can you make your …

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5 Reasons Your Carolina Reaper Flowers are Falling Off

Growing Carolina Reaper peppers is relatively simple but can sometimes present challenges. One of the challenges you may face is that the plant begins to lose its flowers before it can produce peppers. Your Carolina Reaper plant’s flowers can fall off due to improper watering or too high temperatures. The problem could also be caused …

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3 Key Reasons Why Your Serrano Peppers Aren’t Spicy

You’ve decided to try your hand at growing the famous Serrano pepper. After plenty of time, investment, and maybe sweat, you finally get to try your first pepper off the plant. You take your first bite, and it has little to no spice! Why does your Serrano pepper pack no heat? Here are three reasons …

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Revive a Dying Carolina Reaper Pepper Plant: Top 5 Methods

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Oh no! Your Carolina Reaper plant is wilting! Or yellowing. Or dropping leaves. Or maybe it’s developing some suspicious-looking spots. What should you do? For many gardeners, the adventure of growing the world’s hottest pepper involves a thrill beyond that of growing other plants. It’s playing …

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Grow Tent Pest Control – A Helpful Guide

Grow tents are a convenient, all-in-one solution for indoor gardening. They help gardeners create a controllable environment for their plants to flourish. While they are a great way to control the environment for your plants, they can also be susceptible to pests, so care needs to be taken to keep them out. To control pests …

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