Freezing Basil For Fresh Flavor All Winter

If you planted basil this spring, you probably have an abundance of basil ready for harvest. Congratulations! Now what are you going to do to enjoy all that lush flavor? Eat it fresh in pesto…certainly, but there are limits to how much pesto a person can eat. How can you “have your cake and eat it too”?

Grow Herbal Microgreens

Recently I’ve seen some interesting posts about growing something called “microgreens.” This is created by thickly sowing the seeds of edible plants on a growing medium, allowing it to germinate and grow for a week or two, depending on how quickly it grows, and then harvest and eating immediately. I think of it as creating

So You Want a Bigger Basil Harvest

If you’ve planted basil in your garden this year, I can guarantee you are already thinking of how you can use this spicy, aromatic herb. Now you are counting the days until you can clip those basil leaves and bring them indoors. For the maximum harvest this summer follow these four steps: Plant Basil in Full Sun

 

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