Pepper Plant
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how to get rid of bugs in pepper pot before bringing in for winter

Zone charleston sc. zone 8 | celle52 added on October 6, 2014 | Answered

I would like to keep my bell peppers in a container in garage over the winter. Also, I need to get rid of bugs before bringing it in.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on October 7, 2014

It's always useful to know what specific bugs you're dealing with before you try to deal with them.
Without knowing that, the general approach would be to flood the soil with water, which will force out ants, worms, etc. At this time you can also spray the leaves well to chase off bugs. This article has more information on wintering peppers https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pepper/overwintering-peppers.htm

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