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How to Grow Oregano from Seeds

Oregano is a low maintenance herb that many people use multiple times a week when cooking their favorite Greek, Italian, or Spanish foods. This herb has a pungent, spicy, and warm fragrance and lends an herbal goodness to tomato sauces, meat dishes, and vegetables. In fact, in some ancient civilizations, herdsmen grazed their goats on …

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How to Fertilize Basil Plants for Your Best Harvest Ever

Hi there, my fellow basil fan. If you’re reading this article, you’re either planting your own basil for the first time, or you weren’t happy with the last harvest you had from your basil plant. Perhaps you slacked on watering and pruning, or you forgot about fertilizer. Either way, I’m here to help! We’ll be …

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9 Ways to Speed Up Basil Plant Growth for a Faster Harvest

Basil can be a fun plant to grow, and when you do it right, the results can be extraordinary. The key to remembering everything you need to know about basil is that it is a plant that likes warmth and likes extremely moist soil. When you grow it, you will soon become addicted to its …

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How to Harvest Basil Seeds: Everything You Need to Know

Harvesting Basil Seeds If you’ve read all of our other articles about caring for basil – whether it be identifying dying basil, dealing with bolting basil, browning basil, growing basil indoors, keeping away basil pests, or dealing with overwatered basil, and when to harvest basil leaves – you’re probably an expert by now. So you’ve …

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4 Ways to Protect Basil from Cold Temperatures

Protecting Basil from Cold Basil is a wonderful, tender annual plant that will completely uplift your cooking life if you can grow it in or around your home. However, the more that you learn about basil plants, the more you understand that they are quite the high-maintenance herb! What are they most sensitive to? Dips …

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3 Ways to Tell your Basil Plant is Over Watered

Dealing with Over Watered Basil Just because it is a popular herb, doesn’t meaning that growing basil is a simple task. The more you learn about basil plants, the more you will find just how particular and high maintenance they really are. Basil is over sensitive to a lot of different conditions, and the most …

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7 Reasons for Basil Browning and Solutions!

Browning Basil The more you learn about basil, the more you start to understand that it is actually a pretty high maintenance plant. But that doesn’t mean that it’s fragile! As long as you can maintain the ideal growing conditions of a basil plant, it will reward you with gorgeous tasting and smelling foliage. Whether …

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How to Tell When Your Basil Plant is Ready for Harvest!

Harvesting Basil Basil is truly divine for so many reasons. It smells lovely, looks lovely, and tastes lovely. It is wonderfully easy to grow (as long as you know the tips and tricks) and it can grow prosperously in your outdoor herb garden or indoor windowsill garden! Though it may seem obvious to some, there …

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