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Fresh Basil

December 21st, 2017

Every year I expand the number of herbs I grow indoors during the winter. This year, I added basil to mix. I figured I could grow it upstairs under my grow light in the warmest part of the house. It’s thriving and starting to bloom.

When I brought it in towards the end of October, it was already looking fantastic. It’s nice to have a bit of fresh basil here and there. I still need to get a flat or two of cilantro going, that’s the one herb that we both LOVE and use lots of in the kitchen.

Do you grow any herbs indoors?

One Comment to “Fresh Basil”
  1. Joan Ray on December 21, 2017 at 9:27 am

    Right now I only have parsley and rosemary growing, both dug up at the end of the season. Within the next few weeks I’ll get cilantro, basil, and perhaps some others going as well. I agree – you never can have enough cilantro!

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