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NavyMom89 May 20, 2013 06:24 PM

My hubby planted sugar snap peas, jalapeños ,and green bell peppers. Of course he can't remember which is which, but any idea Which are these?

  1. KarenDW May 20, 2013 06:40 PM

    definitely not snap peas :)

    1. DonShirer May 20, 2013 07:29 PM

      Looks like pepper, and I'm leaning a little toward bell, but am not sure. If it is, I'd move them farther apart.

      1. j
        Jerseygirl111 May 20, 2013 07:37 PM

        Peppers but google pepper plants and images, then you can compare when it's right in front of you.

        1. AmyH May 21, 2013 08:44 AM

          They don't look like pepper plants or sugar snaps to me. It honestly looks like mint that spread into your garden space.

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          1. re: AmyH
            NavyMom89 May 21, 2013 01:29 PM

            Nope, not mint, just went out to give it the smell test, lol. But I really thought you were right as we used to have mint in the front yard. It is still a mystery, but thanks everyone for your replies!! I guess we will just wait and see. Whatever it is, it's doing very well ;)

            1. re: NavyMom89
              AmyH May 26, 2013 11:29 AM

              Here's what one of my pepper plants looks like. The bell peppers and hot peppers look alike. I thought the veins on the leaves of your plants looked more prominent than these, but maybe not.

              I like your "wait and see" attitude. I'm doing the same thing with some plants in my garden that must have come from seeds in the compost. I'm guessing they're melons or pumpkins. Maybe both!

          2. s
            Sal Vanilla May 24, 2013 12:44 AM

            Those have to be from the pepper family. No telling whether jals or bells. Well, no me telling. Def not peas. I also see grass.

            Thin them out with a heavy hand if you want to see anything worth eating. They are too thick.

            If thinning makes you queezy - pull the grass then go do something else. The return and snip the weak plant that is directly bullying another one. Do something else. Then close together and not as strong, then outside the row... until you feel light headed then go have a beer.

            That is what my hubs does.

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            1. re: Sal Vanilla
              foodieX2 May 26, 2013 11:52 AM

              Looks just like jalapeño plants I just planted myself.

            2. NavyMom89 May 26, 2013 08:18 PM

              We determined they were freaking weeds. I've never seen a plant grow that fast. So today was spent weeding the weeds so to speak. Hope the real plants produce real veggies. Tomatoes, corn peppers and squash doing very well. Thanks everyone for your help :)

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              1. re: NavyMom89
                Sal Vanilla May 27, 2013 12:08 AM

                Ah. I have been there. I decided to throw some seeds down in a sort of unkempt area of the yard and something started coming up and I was like - food? No.

                And then there are the times where my husband sprays the seeds like he is trying to peel paint off wood and we have 50 beets in the corner of the raised bed.

                Sometimes leave a couple just in case. Worst case you pick a big weed.

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