Author Archives: Grim

How to Grow Chili From Seed

In this post, you will find information on how to grow chili from seed. Although the focus will be on how to grow indoors much of the guides information also apply for growing outdoors (e.g., in your garden and/or green house). If you stumbled upon this site you may be thinking “why the hell should

Why We Love Pepper (And You Should, Too!)

In this post we will focus on what we love most; growing capsicum plants and, the eating and watching, the beautiful fruits. That is, this post is our ode to the chili pepper plant; why do we love chili so much and why should YOU love it, too?! Cooking with chili This is the very

The 10 Hottest Peppers in the World

The strength or heat of chili is measured in Scoville Heat Units (SHU) and is affected by the concentration of the chemical capsaicin, which is the source of the perceived heat. It was named after an american pharmacologist named Wilbur Scoville.   To get a reference that you may have knowledge of: Tabasco sauce have 2,000 to

6 Hot to Extremely Hot Chili Peppers from India That Everyone Should Grow!

Growing chili As an interested pepper grower there are so many different varieties! In this post you will find information of 6 hot to extremely hot chilies to grow from seed to plant. I have focused here one chili varieties from Assam, India. They all have the name “Jolokia” which means “chili” and are placed