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Grow-Log & Guide: PLANT TO PLATE – how I use and preserve my harvest.

With their wide range of flavours and heat, chillies are exciting to use in cooking. And what’s even better, they are very easy to preserve so one single harvest might last all through the year.

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ySEgA899vI%5DChilehead food-porn. Spicy greetings from my fiery kitchen.

The culinary uses of hot peppers are somewhat close to infinite. They can be made into food and products to enjoy right away or to store for later. Continue reading

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Grow-Log & Guide: THE FINAL RE-POTTING – plants coming home

My plants have now been out on the balcony permanently for a full week. After they’ve had their chance to adjust to the conditions outdoors and to harden off to the sun and the wind, they now go into their final pots with a different soil-mix than before.

Video to celebrate the plants reaching the final re-potting stage.

Most of my new plants have now been in their one-liter pots for five to seven weeks. During this time, they’ve been putting out roots and foliage which they produce from the nutrient-components they pick up from the soil. In order to prevent them from “burning up” from the inside by overfeeding, the soil used for their time in the one-liter pots was a mix of three parts regular potting soil, three parts starter soil and one part earthworm castings. Continue reading

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