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Hydroponics, pt. 3

My chili project was delayed for a week or two (a nasty virus hit), so I have only now gradually been able to set up and move forward with my hydroponics system. I did get the AutoPot 4pot system by mail order (everything else was ok, except the small “tophat grommet” that is used to … Continue reading ”Hydroponics, pt. 3”

Hydroponics?

I have done my chili gardening so far only with traditional, soil-based methods. The results have been varied, and there seems to be the constant threat of pests, plant diseases, or improper amounts of water and nutrients while working with soil. I am not completely sure how real this observation is, but I think I … Continue reading ”Hydroponics?”

New chili season, 2017

In January, it is again time to sow the seeds for 2017 chili crops. This time, I have a theme: colour ‘yellow’. Well, almost all my chilies this season are yellow, but not quite, as you can notice from below. Another new concept this year for me is hydroponics. The idea of hydroponic gardening is … Continue reading ”New chili season, 2017”

Chillies, 2015

It is germination time again: this post lists (most of) the chilli pepper varieties I have selected for this season, with links to the Finnish Chili wiki and other sites: Fatalii: http://www.chiliwiki.fi/index.php?title=Fatalii Aji Norteno: http://www.chiliwiki.fi/index.php?title=Aji_Norteno Habanero Uganda: http://www.refiningfirechiles.com/uredhabgallery.html Fatalii Gourmet Aji Fantasy: http://www.fatalii.net/Chile_Peppers/Aji_Fantasy C. galapagoense: http://www.fatalii.net/Chile_Peppers/Species/C_galapagoense … Continue reading