Fireweed blooms in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. Many in Alaska believe you can determine when winter will start by the blooming of the Fireweed. It is said that once the Fireweed blooms to the top and goes to seed winter is only weeks away.
Bell Pepper*they hate nitrogen/commercial fertilizer* Wait til plants flower before fertilizing. Then spray leaves w/ 1 tsp Epsom salt in 1 qt water (peppers need Magnesium to set fruit). Peppers also enjoy small amounts of potassium (wood ashes)