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Eric Esposito

Why Are My Jalapeños So Small?

Jalapeños aren’t naturally large, but they shouldn’t be the size of cherry tomatoes! Some new gardeners complain that their first batch of home-grown jalapeños is far smaller than those found in the grocery store. If you’re concerned your jalapeños aren’t growing to their full potential, please keep reading our research on this topic. There are many …

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Can Neem Oil Kill Leaf Miners?

Neem oil has been used as a pest repellent for centuries—and leaf miners have been, well, “pesty” for about the same length of time. It just makes sense that most gardeners would use neem oil to protect their crops from leaf miners, right? But just because neem oil has a solid track record doesn’t mean it’s …

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Can Lavender Grow In Clay Soil?

Tourists in the Mediterranean can’t get enough of picture-perfect lavender fields. Luckily for people who weren’t born in Provence, it’s not too difficult to grow this purple plant at home. However, it’s essential to consider what type of soil you’re using if you want a beautiful lavender plant. For instance, do you know if it’s …

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