Story Title: Chilies
Broadcast Date: 3rd March 2012
Presenter: Chloe Thomson
Some like it hot, Chloe likes hers sweeter, while others just plant them to enjoy their bright and bold splashes of colour. Chilies are a great addition to any kitchen garden and there are hundreds of varieties to choose from.
Tips and Facts
- By planting Chilies in pots you’ll be able to move them around the garden enabling you to add splashes of colour where it’s needed.
- Mix a good quality organic fertiliser through the potting mix and give your new chili plants a regular dose of liquid seaweed to promote healthy growth.
- Chilies are members of the same family as tomatoes, potatoes and eggplants so avoid growing them in the same spot where you grew these plants last season.
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