Basil, fresh or dried, is valuable for seasoning salads, stews, soups, all kinds of tomato dishes, etc. As well, the plant deters pests, such as aphids and asparagus beetles, from the garden and, when planted close to tomatoes, it actually improves their taste! CULTURE: Sow inside in March or April. Transplant by the end of May. Loves
New Genovese type dwarf basil particularly well adapted for containers. This basil was bred to have shorter stem lengths between nodes while keeping its large and aromatic leaves. Emily has a longer shelf life after harvest than most basil varieties, and keeps longer than most Genovese types under refrigeration.
CULTURE: Sow inside in March or April. Transplant in the garden at the end of May. Loves the heat. Flavourful, aromatic leaves. Can be kept frozen or dried.
ground cherry, okra, pepper, tomato
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