• Organic Gardening

    How to Troubleshoot Pepper Growing Problems: Disease Management

    This is part 2 of a 2 part series of posts about peppers. Part 1 reviewed the general care of pepper plants and common pests along with ways to manage pests. This post discusses the different diseases that pepper plants are susceptible to, and how to prevent and manage them. Gardeners often joke about checking their gardens 5 million times a day. I’m definitely one of those people. I have to check the garden and my plants several times a day. (As if the plants grew exponentially since the last time I checked!) There is an important reason for that.…