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Posted by Lynn Byczynski on 30th Jun 2019

In the U.S., most people grow basil into large plants and pick individual leaves from them all summer. That's how we did it when we were market farming: we would start the seeds indoors in winter, transplant them into the field with at least 12 inches between plants, harvest leaves and side shoots, and bag them up for sale.In Italy I noticed that many cooks have a pot of basil growing right outside the kitchen door. But not just one plant. Often… Read more