Growing basil in a pot on your patio can be a fun and rewarding gardening experience. Not only is basil a delicious herb to use in cooking, but it is also easy to care for and maintain. However, to grow healthy and productive basil plants, you need to provide the right growing conditions. In this post, we’ll cover some essential tips for growing basil in a pot, including choosing the right pot size and depth, selecting the best soil mix, ensuring your basil plant gets enough sunlight, fertilizing your basil plant, pruning your basil plant, and protecting it from common pests. By following these tips, you can successfully grow a healthy and delicious basil plant in a pot on your patio.
Growing Herbs in Containers and Beds Most herbs are relatively shallow rooted and can be grown in most pots, containers or raised beds. The key element for growing herbs is providing a balance between enough soil to hold moisture while at the same time providing enough drainage for the plants to not suffer from root […]