Don't forget to check out our other gardening books
, and be sure to browse our large selection of free gardening tips
.Add variety to your garden and pizzaz to your cooking with versatile peppers
, and learn how to Grow the Best Peppers
with this informative 32-page booklet!
Low in calories and high in fiber, the colorful
pepper has the highest vitamin C content per pound
of any fruit or vegetable. As more ethnic foods achieve popularity, the demand for peppers is increasing, but many varieties are available only if you
grow them yourself
These decorative and delicious plants are easy to care for (even in containers),
produce well in limited space
, and are virtually free of pests. But with peppers, more than most vegetables, selecting the right variety for your geographical location is essential.
In this booklet you'll find sources for all of the varieties of sweet and hot peppers. You'll learn how to
prepare the perfect garden plot
; how to feed, mulch and water your pepper plants for maximum production; and how and when to harvest the fruits.
You'll also discover storage methods that preserve optimum flavor and kitchen techniques that really make peppers shine.And you'll be rewarded with a diversity of shapes, sizes, colors and flavors
that will perk up your menus year round!