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Homegrown/Homemade: How to Plant Basil

Sarah Breckenridge, Danielle Sherry, and Robyn Doyon-Aitken; Videography by Gary Junken; Edited by Cari Delahanty
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Welcome to Homegrown/Homemade. I’m a cook who needs some help in the garden and Fine Gardening‘s Danielle Sherry is a gardener who needs some help in the kitchen. We’ve teamed up to show gardeners and cooks of all skill levels how get the most out of their crops from seed to plate.

In this installment, Danielle and I take on basil.

Episode One: How to Plant Basil
Basil thrives in full sun and fertile, compost-rich soil. In this video, Danielle helps me get her plants in the right spot at the right time for optimum results.

Other episodes about basil
How to Plant Basil How to Prune and Harvest Basil
Episode One: How to Plant Basil   Episode Two: How to Prune and Harvest Basil
Classic Basil Pesto Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken and Basil
Recipe: Classic Basil Pesto   Recipe: Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken and Basil

For more on growing basil, visit our sister site VegetableGardener.com.

     
     
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