Answer: Keeping the soil consistently moist is the key with container gardening. It sounds like 2 to 3 times a week may be okay, but since you're in Georgia and I'm sure it's hot already, you may need even more water. Check with your fingers. If the soil is dry down to your knuckle, then water. Also mulch the soil with bark chips or hay to conserve moisture. When fertilizing try using fish emulsion or seaweed mix. They are a good way to get the pepper leaves to green up. They both contain small quantities of highly available nitrogen. I assume you're using regular potting soil and the containers are atleast 10 inches in diameter. Clay does dry out faster then plastic and it will heat up, so keep the soil cool with morning waterings.
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