TWO HOT PEPPER EVENTS IN BERLIN YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO MISS

On upcoming Saturday, May 30th, Berlin chilli lovers are in for a double treat: a chilli-growing workshop at Prinzessinnengärten and a cook-off with lots of giveaways at Neu West Berlin.

chili_cook-offThe 2nd Annual “Horsemeat Optional” Chili Cook-off on May 30th 2015.

Hot food connoisseurs in Berlin should mark upcoming Saturday, May 30th, with a big red X in their calendars. At the 2nd Annual “Horsemeat Optional” Chili Cook-Off chefs from various Berlin restaurants will compete with one another for the best chili dish in town. From meaty to vegetarian to vegan, and from mild to superhot – all sorts of cooking styles are allowed and will be presented at the event. Continue reading

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RE-POTTING, HARDENING OFF & PLANTING OUT – #tpgp2015

After the plants had been re-potted, they’d been hardening off on my balcony before they found a new home in high-beds at Prinzessinnengärten.

[youtube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biEnK9c8INE%5DRe-potted & jam-packed: Window-sills, grow-rack & grow-box crowded in April.

During the past months the chilli plants for the Twin Pepper Garden Project 2015 have been growing under both artificial and natural light. From mid-March on I’ve continued to transfer plants from the grow-rack onto the window-sills. For want of space, about half of them had to stay under artificial conditions. Continue reading

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TWIN PEPPER GARDEN PROJECT: The 2015 season is well on the way

Over the past few months I’ve been preparing the 2015 season. It will see two parallel pepper gardens, one at Prinzessinnengärten and one on my balcony.

[youtube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSxyGG-GCNQ%5DTwin Pepper Garden Project: Prep up and get going!

As I’m writing this, all preparations for the 2015 season have already been taken care of. The 101 pepper plants currently cramming my grow-box and grow-racks germinated in between early December and early January. They will continue to grow under artificial light and go through at least one repotting stage before they will be planted out in mid May. Continue reading

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