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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2017, 08:46:17 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Full Member, proudnfree. This user is located in Zone 9 - North of Daytona Beach. This was originally posted on July 13, 2008.

Chris great idea I will try that in my fall planting I started peppers from seed and by Sept. first I should be planting I will be using what Mickie said first mix 2 cups of lime with my potting MIX. Mickie taught me well. I think I will use smaller size bottles for my peppers anyway great idea thanks for all your help I hope Mickie is not upset with me. Take care and happy gardening.

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2017, 08:48:14 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Full Member, proudnfree. This user is located in Zone 9 - North of Daytona Beach. This was originally posted on July 18, 2008.

could any body tell me why my peppers turn red when they are only the size of a golf ball please advise

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2017, 08:50:56 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, bobk. This user is located in West, Central FL - Zone 9b. This was originally posted on July 18, 2008.

I'm sure the summer weather is a big factor.
Spring peppers plant Jan-Mar.
Fall peppers plant Aug-Sep.

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #18 on: June 15, 2017, 08:54:35 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Full Member, picker2b. This user is located in Zone 7a - Copper Hill, VA. This was originally posted on July 18, 2008.

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could any body tell me why my peppers turn red when they are only the size of a golf ball please advise

Could they actually be red peppers but the tagged wrong?

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #19 on: June 15, 2017, 08:58:18 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, Donald1800. This user is located in Fontana, CA Zone 8. This was originally posted on July 18, 2008

No.  The typical Green Bell Pepper is just an unripe Red Bell Pepper.  And, since pepper plants produce more Green peppers than Red, it may be better to set aside one plant to produce the Red and a separate one for the Green.

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #20 on: June 15, 2017, 09:00:41 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Full Member, picker2b. This user is located in Zone 7a - Copper Hill, VA. This was originally posted on July 18, 2008.

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No.  The typical Green Bell Pepper is just an unripe Red Bell Pepper. 
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Duh......I knew that. Its must be getting late and my brain is not working .

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #21 on: June 15, 2017, 09:03:31 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Full Member, kbirdz. This user is located in Zone 9 - Oroville, CA. This was originally posted on July 19, 2008.

Here's another person feeling silly.  I just ordered seed packets of different colored bell peppers for next year (green, red, yellow & lavender).  I didn't know the green ones turned red.  This was my first year trying to grow peppers and since only one plant has survived the peppers get eaten too fast.


Quote from: Donald1800 on July 18, 2008, 05:46:44 PM
No.  The typical Green Bell Pepper is just an unripe Red Bell Pepper. 
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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2017, 09:06:23 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, TNcheech. This user is located in Western TN - Zone 7. This was originally posted on July 20, 2008.

There are different-colored peppers!  They all start out green when they are immature.  But as they ripen, they change their colors.  I have had peppers that were chocolate, purple, yellow, and red when they were "ripe."  They are good to eat when they are still green, but they develop their full sweet & juicy flavor when they have changed to their designated color.  You wont be disappointed with your order of "colored" peppers -- you just have to wait longer for them to ripen and change their color.  They wont bear as many peppers if left to ripen rather than being picked when green, but those colors are gorgeous!  Hope this helps.

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2017, 09:08:02 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Full Member, kbirdz. This user is located in Zone 9 - Oroville, CA. This was originally posted on July 20, 2008.

Thanks.  I'm looking forward to all the pretty colors in a salad or stir-fry.  I didn't see chocolate - have to look for that one.

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2017, 09:10:14 am »
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Thanks.  I'm looking forward to all the pretty colors in a salad or stir-fry.  I didn't see chocolate - have to look for that one.

That's why I have 6 EBs planted with 9 different peppers.  Grin

One thing, though... not all peppers retain their colors when cooked; some just turn green. Its usually the purple, or chocolate ones. The reds and yellows stay true. So yummy when grilled with onions over charcoal or wood in one of those grill pans with all the holes in it... the smokey flavor... Heaven!!

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2017, 09:13:02 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, Donald1800. This user is located in Fontana, CA Zone 8. This was originally posted on July 20, 2008.

mjb8743:
Do you mean the Cobb Cooker with the grilling pan?  I have that and it is the best portable charcoal BBQ that I have ever used.  I just finished cooking a nearly 5 lb. chicken with the last hour smoked with mesquite.  Absolutely scrumdidillyumchus.

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #26 on: June 15, 2017, 09:14:21 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, mjb8743. This user is located in Zone 7, South NJ, Garden State. This was originally posted on July 20, 2008.

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mjb8743:
Do you mean the Cobb Cooker with the grilling pan?  I have that and it is the best portable charcoal BBQ that I have ever used.  I just finished cooking a nearly 5 lb. chicken with the last hour smoked with mesquite.  Absolutely scrumdidillyumchus.

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You're making me hungry again... and I just ate dinner. No, not a Cobb Cooker (although I keep meaning to check them out). I have a big charcoal grill/smoker, and I have a large frying pan that is full of holes. Usually, I make a good-sized charcoal fire, but then add wood off to one side for the extra flavor. I have hickory trees, so its usually downed branches and wet nuts. The marinated veggies go in the pan, while the meat is cooking off to the side (indirect cooking).

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #27 on: June 15, 2017, 09:15:11 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, TNcheech. This user is located in Western TN - Zone 7. This was originally posted on July 21, 2008.

Mickie, thanks for the idea!  We have a big charcoal grill/smoker and hickory trees.  Ill be sure to pass this tip along to my husband who is the official griller at our place.  (Many times he gets sidetracked and burns things ... ugh).

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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #28 on: June 15, 2017, 09:16:57 am »
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I just checked out the Cobb cooker over the weekend and am definitely considering purchasing one. Mickie: I just ate lunch and you still managed to make me hungry. I have been grilling peppers, zukes and onions the last couple of weeks, I don't have one of those pans you are talking about, but I have two fairly large wire baskets with long handles,,,,,,that I believe are designed to grill fish, and they have served the purpose. Unfortunately none of the aforementioned veggies are from my EB garden.
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Re: Homemade Spray for White Flies (safe and effeective)
« Reply #29 on: June 15, 2017, 09:18:45 am »
Disclaimer: This post was originally posted by Hero Member, Donald1800. This user is located in Fontana, CA Zone 8. This was originally posted on July 21, 2008.

Kathy:
Be sure that you check out the Cobb Videos and accessories on their site.  Unfortunately, once you get this thing, you suddenly discover that you have a new addiction.

"Feed the Beast"

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