How to Grow Basil in Containers

How to Grow Basil in Containers

Container and Small-Space Gardening
Basil, with its aromatic leaves and versatile culinary uses, is a perfect herb to cultivate in a container garden. Whether you have a spacious backyard or a modest balcony, growing basil in a container is a rewarding endeavour that brings fresh flavours to your kitchen. In this friendly guide, we'll explore the basic needs for cultivating basil, share effective growing techniques, troubleshoot common problems, discuss harvesting and storage tips, offer additional insights with handy tips, and conclude with the satisfaction of nurturing your vibrant basil. Basic Needs: Creating the Perfect Haven for Your Herb Container Selection and Size Embark on your basil-growing journey by selecting a suitable container. Choose a pot that is at least 15-20 cm in diameter for each basil plant. Ensure the container has drainage holes to…
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How to regrow basil from scraps

How to regrow basil from scraps

Starting your home garden
Basil belongs to the mint family. Even though we tend to associate Italy with basil, its origin is presumably a bit further east in India. The fact that basil ended up in warmer areas of the world when it spread, such as the Middle East, Egypt, and the Mediterranean region, tells us that this herb enjoys warmth. The same applies to regrowing. The essential oil in basil, which is also responsible for its intense flavour, has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body. Save your money and look after the environment by regrowing basil at home without much effort. Steps to regrow basil Find a good locationPrepare your basil cuttingsPlant your basilHarvesting and use Find a good location for your basil plant Basil likes it bright and warm. But please, not…
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