Growing & Using Basil
Basil is one of the most popular and widely grown herbs in the world, valued for both its culinary and aesthetic appeal. Basil has been enjoyed in American kitchen gardens for over 200 years.
Abundant quantities of the herb were grown in the gardens of Mount Vernon and dried in the dried in the rafters of the kitchen. In climates not as conducive to air-drying herbs, basil was often preserved in layers of salt in earthernware crocks.
This book contains growing and cultivation tips as well as harvesting and recipes.
Table of Contents
- Growing and Culture
- Basil for Every Use
- Basil Types
- Sources for Plants and Seeds
From the soil to the seed to the food you eat - we'll help you grow your best garden!