on Feb 26, 2011
Above is the press release about our ongoing attempt at the Guinness World Record for what they call "Hottest Chili." We missed it by that much, but never fear, we'll be back! Read the entire story here.
on Feb 17, 2011
By now you've undoubtedly heard about the ongoing competition for the hottest chile in the world award. Whether it's 'Bhut Jolokia', 'Trinidad Scorpion', 'Fatalii', or others, there are two trustworthy locations for bedding plants and seeds. Cross Country Nurseries has more than 500 varieties of chile bedding plants, including many of the superhot varieties. Jim Duffy of Refining Fire Chiles has a store with the largest collection anywhere of superhot chile seeds.
Specifically, Scorpion bedding plants are available from ChilePlants.com, here. Seeds are available in the Store at Refining Fire Chiles, here.
on Jun 23, 2010
I attempt to use organic techniques in the garden whenever possible, although I'm not a True Believer in the classic sense of the term. One thing I do dislike are chemical herbicides like RoundUp, but I occasionally have used it when the weed situation has gotten out of control and I'm really busy with other things. No more. I read that enhanced vinegar--really just 10 percent acetic acid, made from grain alcohol, not glacial acetic acid, desiccates the weeds, drying them out until they die. And guess what? It works really, really well on every weed I sprayed it on. It's made by Soil Mender Products in Tulia, Texas, and you can buy it here.