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Brown Spots on Basil: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Basil Gardeners Expert Guide to Brown Spots on Basil I How to Treat and Prevent Brown and Black Spots of Basil (+ Can You Eat Spotted Basil Leaves?) Whether you’ve been growing basil for years or this is your first plant, nothing is more frustrating than heading into your garden (or out onto your patio …

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fresh basil plants in paper bag pots on a windowsill. If you are going to propagate basil from cuttings, you need to start with a healthy basil plant. This image accompanies an article about how to propagate basil from cuttings

How to Propagate Basil from Cuttings

Looking for an easy way to grow more basil for your kitchen, really quickly? It’s super simple to grow basil from cuttings! If you’re wondering how to propagate basil from cuttings, and get more basil, faster, without constant trips to the grocery store, keep reading for these step-by-step instructions. How to Propagate Basil from Cuttings …

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Simple Grapefruit Salmon with Basil Chiffonade

This 6 ingredient grapefruit salmon is ready in 20 minutes, and creates a fresh, healthy, mouthwatering dish that’s packed with flavor and basil! Why You’ll Love this Grapefruit Salmon Recipe with Basil Chiffonade Grapefruit + Basil are a Match Made in Heaven Basil pairs well with a lot of different fruits, including strawberries, lemons, watermelons, …

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Side view of honey sriracha salmon fillets with basil, plated with basil leaves strewn about

Honey Sriracha Salmon with Basil

This honey sriracha salmon recipe is the sweet and spicy salmon recipe you’ve been looking for all your life! The salmon glaze uses just 3 recipes, plus the fresh, sweet, and lightly spicy flavors of basil from your garden. With limited prep time, it’s a super easy weeknight meal, and the baked glaze salmon makes …

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Young basil seedlings growing out of the soil of a seed starting tray

How to Grow Basil from Seed

If you’re anything like me, basil is one of the first culinary herbs you grew in your garden (or patio or kitchen!). It’s cheap, fairly easy to grow basil, versatile in its uses, and is, of course, delicious once you get to the coveted harvesting basil stage! Most beginner basil enthusiasts pick up an established …

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how often to water basil

How Often to Water Basil

Basil plants are a staple in many gardens, herb planters, and kitchens, but as a tender annual, they’re notoriously finicky, too. Most basil enthusiasts know basil needs to be watered correctly or it will die, but how often should you water basil? If this your first time trying to grow basil, or you’ve been wondering …

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