Monthly Archives: November 2013

DIY Basil: From Garden to Jar

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Surprise Basil Plant

Surprise Basil Plant

Last year, my mother-in-law gave us a planter with several herbs growing in it. My favorite was the basil. It’s just so versatile, especially for the non-cook!

The basil grew and grew and I picked off the flowers so that it would keep growing and growing. To my surprise this past spring, a basil plant was growing on its own outside of the planter. One of the seeds from last year survived and grew more basil! Read the rest of this entry