Growing peppers!

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Dragynn, May 16, 2011.

  1. Dragynn

    Dragynn Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 5, 2010
    I stumbled upon the magic ingredient while browsing the web this last winter, bone meal, just unbelievable the results i'm getting this year from just a little side-dressing of each plant!

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    My black pearl pepper plant even started making babies after two years of just hanging in there, I have 8 little starter pots full of them! The tomatoes seem to like the bone meal too.
  2. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2009
    Sunny side up :)
    They look great. I also use the bonemeal and grow many different peppers every year. This year I got a bunch of bunny berries (poo) and put in each hole. I started have gobs of peppers on tiny plants that way. So am using it on the rest of the veggies as well.
  3. TheBrumstead

    TheBrumstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2011
    Hobart, IN
    They look great! I have 10 multi-colored sweet bell peppers started. Once it warms up, they're going out.
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Ooooohh pretty!
  5. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Where can you get it and how do you use it?

    I wish I could start planting, it's been raining here forever. All that's growing is the weeds.
  6. Sore Thumb Suburbanite

    Sore Thumb Suburbanite Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2011
    orange county
    I just planted my peppers (which took forever to germinate!) outside and I'm interested in getting them to produce and grow well. Do you supplament the soil initially with the bone meal or can the soil absorb it if its put on top like a fertalizer?
  7. renart

    renart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2009
    Kingston, WA
    Quote:- nic'd from nelson's - [​IMG]

    Bed Preparation for Bedding Plants and Bulbs: Mix 5-6 lbs. per 100 square feet into soil before planting.
    For Individual Plants: Place 2 Tbsp in bottom of planting hole and mix with soil.
    New Plantings of Azaleas, Mums, etc: Mix 1/2 cup with soil around roots.
    Established Plantings: Use 1/2 cup per plant in the Spring before buds develop.
    Vegetable Bed Preparation: Mix in 12 lbs. per 100 square feet of bed.

    Water thoroughly after application.

    Use every 60 days throughout the season.​
  8. cazyaniamllover

    cazyaniamllover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2011
    Cayennes are a pain in the butt and canning them stink up the house picking 20-30 a day per plant and thier was like 20 plants and bugs alway attart me by them [​IMG] i'm glad i burned them [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. 2overeasy000

    2overeasy000 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 1, 2010
    Good looking peppers. They also like crushed eggshells.
  10. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Our peppers are planted and up with a few flowing, how should I apply Bonemeal?

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