How to Grow Organic Basil in a Pot


| 10/29/2018 6:56:00 AM


Growing Genovese Basil In Container

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Think about it: Where would the world's favorite dishes be today without the extra flavoring that comes from basil? It's probably the "sexiest" herb in the garden and for several reasons. Basil is seductive to the senses. It entices all who get near her rich green leaves and bold aromatic scent. The leafy herb comes from the mint family and delivers wonderful flavor to so many foods and drinks:

Pestos
Pizzas
Salads
Infused Oils
Fish/Seafoods
Frozen Desserts
Cocktails

Best of all, you can grow organic basil in a pot, and enjoy your own fragrant and abundant yield all year-round as you desire it.

You can shop for organic basil at the grocery store, but there is no guarantee of freshness. There's always the possibility that the herb might have been exposed to some kind of contaminant, and that could come from natural and/or unnatural sources. Growing your own organic basil in a pot is also economical, pure, and you maintain control over how and when you store your basil.



Deep Root Zone Matters

This elegant, peppery-tasting herb can thrive in a pot both indoors and outdoors (depending on where you live) but needs these basics:

SDavis
2/20/2019 8:22:34 AM

As an added bonus Thai basil and African Blue basil flowers attract bees to your garden like nothing else can






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