At the moment the question that I get asked most is "how do I grow basil?"
Here are a few key tips to help with your basil cultivation.
1. Plant in a warm, sunny spot. Basil needs at least 4 hours of sun a day preferably more. The smaller the leaf the more sun basil needs.
2. Fertilise your soil. Basil is a heavy feeder and the more you pick it the more fertiliser it needs. Plant your basil into a recently fertilised bed and provide it with liquid feeds during its life time. If the leaves are going brown fertilise the plant. If planting in a container make sure you add fertiliser to the potting mix.
3. Pick basil often and remove any flower spikes. The more you pick your basil plant the more bushy it will become and the more basil you will get.
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