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Published on February 5th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

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How to Grow Basil

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How to Grow Basil

Have you been wanting to grow your own herbs but weren’t sure where to start? Check out how to grow basil – it’s a great herb for both first-timers and seasoned gardeners!

Basil is one of the simpler herbs to grow, and it’s super versatile. From Italian dishes to spicy Thai curries, basil is a seasoning superstar! Jami Scholl at our sister site Green Living Ideas walks you through how to start and transplant your basil plants. The post also gets into different varieties of basil to help you choose which sorts you want to plant in your garden.

More on Growing Food: How to Grow Ginger, How to Grow Herbs, Growing Garlic, Homegrown Microgreens

Basically, if you want deets on how to grow basil and which kind to plant, the article below has you covered. Happy gardening!

{Image Credit: Purple Basil photo via Shutterstock}

Growing Basil: Tips and Tricks for our Favorite Herb (via Green Living Ideas)

For the gardener who may be timid in regards to cooking and gardening in the front yard, a delectable and beautiful plant to consider is basil. Growing basil is delightful and easy; it can be direct seeded in the garden or started indoors in a seed…



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Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



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