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How to Plant Bell Peppers

Bell peppers are one of the most popular vegetables for beginning and experienced gardeners to grow. They are inexpensive, easy to care for, and very rewarding for even the most inexperienced gardener. A single plant produces several vegetables each season. Bell peppers are also nutritious and taste great in a variety of salads, entrees, and side dishes. The vegetables can be grown directly from seeds or from starter plants. How to Plant Bell Peppers – Starter Plants To plant starter bell pepper plants, you will need a sunny garden area, a spade, and nutrient-rich garden feed such as manure, compost, or Miracle Grow. You might also want to wear a pair of gardening gloves while working with the soil and the plants. Prepare the soil for gardening a day or two in advance. Loosen the fibers of the soil, remove weeds from the area, and add compost or manure to the garden bed. Choose the healthiest bell pepper plant you can find at your local garden store or use plants started indoors from...