BASIL

                               
Basil needs to be planted in full sun.
It will take 7-10 days to germinate.
It will take 35-50 days to harvest.
Basic Care

Pinch the inner growth as the plant grows to promote bushy growth.
The basil flowers attract beneficial insects, while the basil smell detracts pests such as the tomato worm.
Basil is best used in soups, stews and salad.

Companion Planting You can plant the basil with tomatoes
Common Basil Pests Snails love basil, so protect your seedlings!
Nutritional Value Contains Vitamin A and C, Calcium, Iron.
Contains an essential that can aid depression and negativity.
Additional Value

Basil tea: Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 tsp of basil leaves for a remedy to combat colds, flu and digestive ailments. Do not use this tea if pregnant.
Pesticide: Make an herb tea out of 15 leaves of basil and 1 cup of boiling water. Let it cool and spray it on mites and aphids.

Saving Seed Flowers will grow out of the centre of the plant: Let them bloom and dry. Then save the seeds for the next planting season.
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