Looking for a different type of basil? Check out the 15 most popular varieties. One of the most popular of the culinary herbs, basil is widely used in many types of cuisine. It is most famous as the leading ingredient in pesto. Basil is most often grown as an annual preferring the warmer temperatures of […]
Category: Growing Guides by Herb
Growing, harvesting, propagation, and storage of our favorite culinary herbs.
Ocimum basilicum Basil is a tender perennial grown most often as an annual. Native to tropical Asia, it is now grown just about anywhere where the weather is warm enough. Basil is a member of the mint family. If you crush a few leaves between your fingers you can smell the minty, anise flavor that […]