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Ocimum basilicum. Fresh basil is one of the most popular herbs. It is admired for its flavour and aroma, as a companion plant in vegetable gardens and for its lovely foliage colours in ornamental plantings. Basil leaves are good in salads and add zest to tomato dishes. Genovese has large (2”/5cm) uniform dark green leaves with strong basil flavour and aroma. This Italian classic is a favourite for pesto and tomato-based sauces.

Large, uniform dark green leaves with strong basil aroma and flavour.

thai basil

Gkai Pad Gka-prow, Which is Spicy Thai Basil Chicken

experimenting with Thai food? Must have this fragrant Thai Basil

Just because you grow your herbs indoors doesn't mean they are protected from pesky insects. Basil plants grown indoors can be infested with fungus gnats. Although fungus gnats pose no harm to humans or animals, they can severely damage your basil plants. Your basil plants may begin to slow down in their growth, wilt or even die. A simple...

How to Remove Pesky Gnats From an Indoor Basil Plant

Just because you grow your herbs indoors doesn't mean they are protected from pesky insects. Basil plants grown indoors can be infested with fungus gnats. Although fungus gnats pose no harm to humans or animals, they can severely damage your basil plants. Your basil plants may begin to slow down in their growth, wilt or even die. A simple...

How to Freeze Fresh Basil  from Kalyn's Kitchen

How to Freeze Fresh Basil and Ideas for Using Frozen Basil

How to Freeze Fresh Basil, plus recipes for using frozen basil. (I freeze mine in ice cube trays, then, once frozen, remove from the trays and store in zip lock bags. It's easy to pop a cube into a recipe and they defrost really quick)

Globe Basil is A Rabbit Resistant Plant In The Garden - Shawna Coronado  Use for the kale in the front yard.

Globe Basil is A Rabbit Resistant Plant In The Garden - Shawna Coronado

Cinnamon Basil!  Bought this today along with my other herbs, Rosemary, mint, cilantro,...it really does taste like cinnamon !!  2013 herbs.

1 Basil Cinnamon Live Herb Plants Plugs Grow Your Own Herbs Garden Planters 102

Great ideas for preserving herbs at the end of the season - did you know you could just freeze them?  I didn't!

Gardening with Herbs 101: Preserving Your Herbs

cinnamon basil plant

Shop for Cinnamon Basil Seeds by the Packet or Pound.Com offers Hundreds of Seed Varieties, Including the Finest and Freshest Cinnamon Basil Seeds Anywhere.

Homemade Pesto!!  Here is a recipe for some divine Pesto.  Here is how you do it.  Take 2 cups of wellpacked Basil leaves  1/2 cup of Extra virgin olive oil  1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese  Almost half a cup of Pinoli nuts (Pine nuts)  3 to 4 Garlic cloves or after personal preference  Salt  Freshly ground black pepper after your own taste    Mix it all well and just pour it over your favourite pasta.  Seriously good    Photographer: Jan Murtomaa

Homemade Pesto!! Here is a recipe for some divine Pesto. Here is how you do it. Take 2 cups of wellpacked Basil leaves 1/2 cup of Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese Almost half a cup of Pinoli nuts (Pine nuts) 3 to 4 Garlic cloves or after personal preference Salt Freshly ground black pepper after your own taste Mix it all well and just pour it over your favourite pasta. Seriously good Photographer: Jan Murtomaa

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