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Basil (again)

July 15, 2013

I go something unusual yesterday afternoon: sunshine

So I managed to snap a few update pics that I’ll post over the next couple of days while I’ll holed up @ a business “thing”.

First one:

Last year’s basil success seems to be repeatable albeit after a slow start. I have 5 or 6 kinds this year, with an abundance of the nice sweet globe type as well as large leaf Italian…

Presto, it is pesto time. (Groan)

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Brent Eamer permalink
    July 16, 2013 5:11 am

    I am growing Lettuce Leaf Basil (Berton Seeds), plus saved seed from last year

    http://www.bertonseeds.ca/herbs/702.htm

    • July 16, 2013 5:28 am

      Have heard of it but never seen/tasted it.

  2. Brent Eamer permalink
    July 16, 2013 6:33 am

    Do you use any Rock Dust, or greensand for trace minerals?

    • July 16, 2013 6:58 am

      Composted dairy manure and bonemeal, plus daily irrigation. It loves water I have found.

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