Tag: pepper

Starting chillies and peppers off early

Starting chillies and peppers off early

I am feeling impatient, and as the winter runs past longest day, I look toward the new season, and titillate at the possibilities. It has just gone a few days past dark moon – planting time, and I can feel it in my blood… But…

Chillies!

Chillies are a personal favourite of mine. With the differences in¬†cultivars among the five domesticated species of Capsicum, there’s shapes, colours, flavours and heat-levels to suit anyone! Great in food, good for you, and easy to grow, chillies make a rewarding herb/spice to keep in…

Newsletter – January 2016

Newsletter – January 2016

International Herb of the Year for 2016 is Capsicum, including sweet (bell) and hot (chilli) peppers. One of my favourites in the garden, and with a surprising array of health benefits, and uses – learn more about capsicums in this month’s newsletter.¬†January 2016