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 Two: How to Prune and Harvest Basil
An especially hot summer means my basil plants have tripled in size shortly after planting, so I’m craving Classic Basil Pesto big time. Danielle gives me some really good news: When it comes to basil, pruning and harvesting are one in the same. In this episode, Danielle teaches me proper pinching technique so my basil plants will continue thriving.
|Episode One: How to Plant Basil||Episode Two: How to Prune and Harvest 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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