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.
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." |
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.
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.