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Pinch Back Basil to Boost Harvest

The red lines above indicate where to cut stems to assure a good harvest of basil.  Every time you pinch back a stem to a pair of buds, each bud will produce another pair of stems, doubling what was before.  … Continue reading

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Basil

For most of us, it’s time to harvest basil. Unless you are harvesting the whole plant for a big batch of pesto, cut just above leaf clusters, as this will ensure continued healthy growth. To keep fresh for several days, … Continue reading

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