7 Basil Pests (And How to Get Rid of Them!)

Basil in the Garden

Basil is an easy-to-grow annual herb, happily grown by garden enthusiasts on kitchen windowsills or in-home vegetable gardens around the world. However, pests that dine on your precious basil leaves can quickly turn your gardening joy into frustration. So if you notice your basil leaves with holes in them, being eaten by uninvited guests, you’re … Read more

7 Reasons Basil Leaves Turn Yellow – With Solutions!

Yellowing Leaves Basil Plant

Whether you like basil in pesto or picked fresh from the garden, you can’t deny that basil is arguably one of the most versatile, delicious herbs in existence. Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is popular amongst most home gardeners as being an easy herb to grow, both in the garden or in a pot on the kitchen … Read more

Growing African Blue Basil: Plant Profile and Propagating

How to Grow African Blue Basil 1

Would you like to grow year-round basil? Then look no further than African blue basil. This easy-to-grow perennial basil will put on a show of flowering blooms to attract bees to your vegetable garden while being entirely edible. So let’s dig into growing African blue basil plants and explore recipe ideas for using the herb … Read more

Easy Corn Fritter Recipe With Basil

Basil and Corn Fritters Recipe

This easy corn fritter recipe with basil is a hit for morning tea, brunch and light meals. And they make clever use of homegrown basil. Read on for how to make this easy corn fritter recipe with fresh basil. What to Serve with Corn Fritters Corn fritters are a great snack on their own or … Read more

Growing Basil Tips: How To Grow Basil At Home

Basil Herb

Our top basil growing tips are sure to help you succeed at growing great basil at home. And store-bought basil is expensive, so why not grow your own basil? It’s easy to do and we show you how with these growing basil tips. Related: 7 Basil Pests (And How to Get Rid of Them!) The … Read more