Finger-licking peppers

Finger-licking peppers

Sowing seeds can be fiddly at the best of times. Chilli and sweet pepper seedlings aren’t too bad but even so I still find them tricky.

What I find easiest is to lick my forefinger and then press gently on the seed. It seems to stick and then I can then transport it to the compost. A little movement over the compost and it seems to drop down into place.

It’s a good time for sowing sweet peppers this month but they will do best in a heated propagator or on a warm windowsill.


Provide as much light as possible as the seedlings come up!


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Tony Flanagan

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