raised-bed PepperJam's Raised Bed 2011 Growlog

Awesome, thanks! I've used a hodgepodge of DIG products but hadn't seen that one. Looks great for the beds... :cool:

I used this one for my dad's cucumber/pepper/squash bed. It pretty much waters everything at the edge of the water circle it sprays. You can adjust the size of the circle. I think i'll start using these next time.
 
just an update. Pods are starting to appear.

habs are doing nicely. more pods

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jalapeno goliaths

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early jalapenos, tried them, they were good. made a simple salsa with them

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numex sunrise

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biker billy jalapeno

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my first bhut is growing up ... slowly

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top shot of the peppers/basils in 5 gallon pots

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front shot of raised bed

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side shot of raised bed

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my mint farm for the wife, they are like over 2 feet tall:D

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Update! Pods are showing from various superhots, annums, and bell peppers.

Raised bed red bhut
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Red Habaneros
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Red 7pod
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Fatalli
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5 gallon pot red bhut
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5 gallon Biker Billy jalapeno
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Carmen bell pepper
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Cali bell pepper
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Summer wasn't too productive, reached over 100's. Now its getting cooler and tons of buds and pods are growing. I hope they get ripe before the frost hits. I've been feeding it with Botanicaire CNS17 RIPE for two weeks now. Looks like its working well. Some plants are over 6 feet tall easy. Since they were planted 1 foot away from each other, the middle plants are really tall. The plants on the border are bushier. Next year i will keep the perhaps 1.5 or 2 feet from each other.

Here's the overrall raised bed shot
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Some red 7pods
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Some bhuts
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More bhuts
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Only one pepper tree (red bhut) is doing well in the 5 gallon pots. Two plants have not pods. The brain strain has yet to produce a pod (same in raised bed).
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After wind storms, cold weather, the plants were not looking so hot. I decided to prune all the plants in the raised bed. I left only one plant, my red bhut hybrid to keep producing as it is doing really well and cranking pods. I bagged the green pods into brown bags to turn color. That worked really well. Yesterday i made a manga-pineapple-bhut hot sauce and powders out of all the ones that ripened. Here are some pics


Red bhut hybrids
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Yellow bhuts, Red Bhuts, mini red 7pods, and another chocolate bhut that became a red
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Some hot sauce in the making, drowning yellow and red bhut pods in a mango-pineapple base :D
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It was a good season, lots of lessons learned, thanks everyone!
 
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