Sacramento gardener Chuck Rickard of the Oak Park Crop Swap oversaw recent taste-testing of peppers commonly grown in the region. Among them are, clockwise starting from left, Mariachi hot peppers, Tequila Sunrise peppers, Costa Rican wweet peppers and Padron peppers.
Sacramento gardener Chuck Rickard of the Oak Park Crop Swap oversaw recent taste-testing of peppers commonly grown in the region. Among them are, clockwise starting from left, Mariachi hot peppers, Tequila Sunrise peppers, Costa Rican wweet peppers and Padron peppers. www.seedsnsuch.com
Sacramento gardener Chuck Rickard of the Oak Park Crop Swap oversaw recent taste-testing of peppers commonly grown in the region. Among them are, clockwise starting from left, Mariachi hot peppers, Tequila Sunrise peppers, Costa Rican wweet peppers and Padron peppers. www.seedsnsuch.com
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March 06, 2015 4:00 PM

Seeds: Picking peppers that taste just right

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

Reach her at darrington@sacbee.com or 916-321-1075. Twitter: @debarrington

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