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Keywords: Basil, Annuals and biennials, Herbs

In France basil is known as herbe royale, while in both India and Italy basil is considered a symbol of love. Read more about this favorite annual herb at www.herbsociety.org/basil/index.php

Date: 2006-02-27
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Garden Tip

Keywords: Basil

By July it's basil season again. If basil transplants are sulking it could be because they were planted too early in the season. This annual herb resents chilly night temperatures. If they don't perk up with warm sunny weather just try again with new transplants. Plant basil in full sun in fertile, well drained soil. Pinch out the growing tips to encourage branching.

Date: 2007-04-03
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