Basil is easy to grow in the garden and if you harvest it right, it will continue to provide fresh leaves for seasoning (and pesto!) for months at a time. Basil is an easy one to add to your vegetable garden!
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how: