Mr. and Mrs. Greene get the surprise of a lifetime when they discover a baby girl in their prized pepper patch. Pepper blossoms into a beautiful girl with fiery red hair, emerald eyes and a kind and caring spirit. Aside from her unusual introduction into the world she grows up rather ordinary, with a deep love for gardening and the outdoors. Then one evening in the garden with a simple prick of her finger Pepper realizes that she may not be so ordinary after all. It isn't until her town is hit with a horrible drought that Pepper realizes she just might have what the townspeople need to overcome their misfortune.