"because no self respecting portuguese person can have a garden without something to eat in it." -my dad
my dad has a green thumb like crazy. he taught me all sorts of crazy things about animals and plants and nature when i was growing up and my parents have the best most massive and rad gardens ever. when they came to visit they brought parsley and this pepper plant for our deck garden and now it has this giant (to me anyways) pepper! this bodes well for my dreams of having a enormous garden full of delicious food. i wonder how big this pepper will get, hopefully huge!