Pinch off the early pepper blossoms: This wont harm the plants, you want to pinch everything until the plant reaches full size. If you dont the plant will never reach its full potential. The plant would then be able to support the weight of the crop.
Self-watering containers make growing fruits and veggies a breeze and are ideal for gardening in small spaces. Construct your own reliable waterer with a few easily scavenged materials and about an hour’s worth of time. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.