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Is The Myth Of Male And Female Bell Peppers Actually True?

Have you ever noticed some bell peppers have four lobes while others only have three lobes? Many people believe that peppers that have four lobes are considered a female, and three lobes indicate that the bell pepper is male. If you spend any time on social media, there is a good chance you’ve heard this theory bounced around.

There are many claims and myths about male and female bell peppers. Some people believe female peppers are sweeter and contain more seeds. Other people claim you should only use a three-lobed pepper if you want to make grilled fajitas. Could these theories actually be true? Let’s take a look at what is true and what you need to know about bell peppers!

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The Ultimate Guide To Heirloom Tomatoes: Everything You Need To Know

Tomatoes are an iconic plant for all gardeners. Beginners can start a few tomato plants with ease and have a delicious bounty. Expert gardeners grow dozens of varieties to sell at farmers’ markets. Summer means tables full of tomatoes in salads. Summer brings an abundant harvest of tomatoes, canning hundreds of jars of delicious sauce and diced tomatoes for the winter.

If you are looking for the best tomatoes to grow, you need to try heirloom tomatoes. After years of using the conventional seeds and plants found in stores, I switched to heirloom seeds. I never looked back again! Now, my harvest is full, and the tomatoes I grow are unique and flavorful in comparison to other types.

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Learning How To Get Rid Of Caterpillars In 8 Ways

Caterpillars are lovely creatures that will turn into graceful butterflies in the months to come. However, gardeners typically find them more frustrating than fantastic. As all of your hard work blossoms and grows, the last thing you want is caterpillars eating away at your plants. It leaves you pondering how to get rid of caterpillars in your garden, and you want to do it the easiest way possible.

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How To Easily Remove Grubs In Vegetable Garden

Gardeners encounter a variety of pests while tending to their beds. One of the most common finds are grubs in vegetable garden beds. They are the little larva of different kinds of beetles. Grubs resemble a small, white worm or caterpillar, close to ¾ to 1 ½ inches long. Some are white, but others have gray bodies. You can commonly find grub on your lawn, but they can cause trouble in your vegetable garden.

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