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Growing Tips — basil

How to revive and re-grow a basil plant

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How to revive and re-grow a basil plant

Check out this video to see how I turn a yellow, dried out, unappetising basil plant into a lush, tender plant in just a few weeks!  Here's a link to the organic fertiliser that I use. Also be sure to check out our basil growing guide for everyday plant care.  

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Basil range and how to use it - summer 2021-2

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Basil range and how to use it - summer 2021-2

Yay for basil season! This year we've added some new varieties to the basil range. Here's the full selection (subject to availability), and some ideas on how to use each variety. Also be sure to check out our tips on how to grow basil. Genovese basil (normal basil) This is the standard basil we all know and love! Fantastic for pesto, adding to salads, pizza, pasta, soups, and stews. Pesto is a favourite, but the traditional recipe uses pine nuts, which are expensive. I use raw cashews instead. And for a vegan pesto, use nutritional yeast instead of parmesan. Pesto...

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How to grow basil

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How to grow basil

Growing basil is easy. Here's where to position your plant, plus watering & feeding tips, as well as pest and harvesting advice.

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