Don’t listen to the gardener. Listen to the shopper.

Every year I look through the pile of colorful seed catalogs and order new vegetables for our garden. My wife also looks through the flower sections and points out plants she would like us to grow. Then I discourage her with wise comments like “No, that’s a zone 5 plant. No that’s a biennial. Oops, wrong time of…


I love peppers for their variety, both in appearance and flavors. Here are a few different types I have grown in my back yard over the years.