|Peppers that have been transplanted into containers|
One could easily say that this year, I have gone over-board with seedlings. I have about 20-30 pepper plants and 10 Bhut Jolokia seeds in the small heated green-house. I also have about 12 little finger eggplants and 10 long purple eggplant seeds in the small greenhouse. I have beans in the greenhouse that have already sprouted. I have bitter melons too. As of right now, in my garden (raised bed & containers included) I have onions, garlic, bok-choy, carrots (2 varieties), tomatoes (2 varieties), radishes, lettuce, cucumbers (2 varieties), peppers (many varieties), beans, peas, and herbs. That may not seem like a lot to many, but I really don't have much room to garden and the items I listed are in numbers more than 3 at least. I also have a ton of seedlings that I need to transfer to my garden soon. I am waiting to get some compost so I can fill up my containers and plant away. I am proud to say that this year, I only bought one set of seedlings from the store. Everything else was started from seed.
I must admit one thing, I may have gone a little overboard with my peppers this year. And thing is, I can't part with them because I don't know the varieties and am scared to give away any that I may not have more than one of. So they are staying for now. Wish me luck and if I get 15 of one variety then be prepared to see some tears, or to my Sacramento gardeners, be prepared to pick up some pepper plants from me. :) Even with this wandering mind about my pepper varieties, I am very happy with my garden and hope that everyone's garden is flourishing! Until next time, Happy gardening everyone!
|Bell Pepper plants from 2010|