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I'm a stay at home Dad married 20 years to the mother of our 2 children. A 20 yo daughter in college on academic scholarship and a 15 yo son that I homeschool along with my wife. I'm a retired Union Electrician. My son fast approaching adulthood is going to leave us empty nesters, or is it? What I see GROWING right before my eyes is a Family Business. My wife is a banker, my daughter an Artist. Money and Talent.. My son is JUST LIKE ME and strong as an ox. If I can guide him just right...... Read More »
  • How to Grow Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Peppers

    There is much more to it especially if you live north of the M//D line. Germinating in paper towels while excellent for some plants it is NOT the BEST medium for the TSP's. This is not a plant for first time gardeners to grow from seeds unless you put in some hard work. Temperature of the germinating seeds is of the utmost importance and they are very picky about EVERYTHING. 7 days is very early for a TSP to germ under ideal conditions nevermind a window sill. How do I know? I'm in the process of growing some indoor TSP's this winter. MericleGrow Organic Choice mixed 40/60 with sterilized play sand has FINALLY resulted in the germination of 3 seeds. Using the soil alone I have yet to germinate ANY but I hold hope because they can take up to 100 days to germ. Or so I have read. Look at w...see more »There is much more to it especially if you live north of the M//D line. Germinating in paper towels while excellent for some plants it is NOT the BEST medium for the TSP's. This is not a plant for first time gardeners to grow from seeds unless you put in some hard work. Temperature of the germinating seeds is of the utmost importance and they are very picky about EVERYTHING. 7 days is very early for a TSP to germ under ideal conditions nevermind a window sill. How do I know? I'm in the process of growing some indoor TSP's this winter. MericleGrow Organic Choice mixed 40/60 with sterilized play sand has FINALLY resulted in the germination of 3 seeds. Using the soil alone I have yet to germinate ANY but I hold hope because they can take up to 100 days to germ. Or so I have read. Look at where the plant thrives in the wild and try to recreate the environment... I will update with pics after I get singed up here...

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