spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.
"A Half-Acre Farm- a page from my favorite book, Country Life: A Handbook for Realists and Dreamers by Paul Heiney" I like the idea of plotting out where things would go. This is a smaller farm, so we could be flexible.