How do you plant basil?

Answer Buy some seeds and put them into a pot with soil. Keep it humid. The plants will start growing after about 10 days. When you want to plant small basil-plants, take care, that they do get enough sun... Read More »

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How do I plant basil seedlings?

Wait until all danger of frost has passed before planting basil seedlings outside. Space seedlings 6 to 12 inches apart in rows that are 2 to 3 feet apart. Plant in well-drained soil in a sunny loc... Read More »

Where do I plant basil?

On One Hand: Sunny Garden EdgesBasil is a plant that loves the sun, so ensure that the garden area you plant it in is completely sunny. Basil is a versatile plant that works in vegetable gardens, h... Read More »

How do I trim my basil plant?

Pinch back new growth to make the plant bushier. Basil is a member of the mint family, so it likes good drainage and moist soil. Given moist soil, full sun, and a regular dose of diluted fertiliz... Read More »

How do I trim a basil plant?

Snip individual leaves off the basil plant as needed for cooking or drying by nipping the leaf between your fingernails where it joins the stem.Snip the ends of branches off the basil plant just ab... Read More »