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How To Prune Basil

How To Prune Basil - A video tutorial from Practically Functional

Basil Basics: Prune basil regularly for best flavor. About every four weeks, prune basil back to just above the bottom two sets of leaves. If allowed to flower, it will lose flavor. From Fine Gardening.

A Salad Garden on the porch, tiered lettuce and herbs in stacked galvanized pails - romaine and curly leaf lettuce, basil, lavender, and Artemesia "Satiny" Wormwood

Tomato plants like deep watering. Why waste water when you can make a simple reservoir delivery system. Great idea. The photo says it all.

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How To Make More Basil Plants

How to make Plenty Of Basil Plants for Pennies

1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

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A Beginner's Guide To Growing Basil

Have fresh basil growing in your garden all spring and summer and you will save a ton of money Here are some tips for a great crop of basil!

How to grow amazing Basil indoors. NOTES: Harvest/trim/prune regularly "Begin harvesting when a plant develops three pairs of leaves. Always trim at the node just above where you see new growth between the main stem and a leaf." |

Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. Roll will decompose

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Growing Cucumbers

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers. Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. >> Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.

Companion Plants for Tomatoes - best partners for my precious tomatoes this season #food #edible #vegetable #growing #gardening

Rosemary propagation - best done in late fall/early winter; cut 2.5 inch stems from new growth of an established plant, snip off the bottom leaves, dip the bottom 0.25 inch in rooting hormone and place in a container with equal amounts of peat moss and perlite. *Note: for established plants, let dry out between waterings.