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The Beet: A Podcast For Plant Lovers

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Jan 31, 2018


When Simon and Garfunkel recorded the song “Scarborough Fair,” they sang about parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. The first thought that goes through my head when I hear this song on the radio is “but what about basil?” I love growing basil!

Maybe it took fifth place in Simon and Garfunkel’s lyrical choice, but it’s definitely number one in my book. One of the oldest known herbs, basil has an entertaining background and multiple uses in cuisine and wellness.

Not convinced that basil should be a part of your gardening life? Listen on to learn what it is, why you should grow it, and everything you need to know to grow basil successfully.

Learn More: Growing Basil: Planting, Cultivating, Harvesting and Storing (2018 Update)

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