I had oh-so-grand plans for my hot sauce bottling this year. I planned to experiment with "canning" it so I could send it to friends and family farther afield. I planned on making a couple different formulations, in addition to the herbal concoction from last year.
Alas, you know what has been said about the best-laid plans. And mine have gone very far astray, unfortunately.
Mysteriously, my pepper plants have grown very little since May, whether a starter plant, a plant from seed, or even a volunteer. With the lack of growth has also come a lack of blossom, and therein lies the problem: no bloom, no peppers.
I may have no choice but to decamp to my area Asian grocery for my hot pepper supplies, though my glow of pride may be somewhat diminished as a result.