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Growing & Using Basil

Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-119 (Storey Publishing Bulletin)

by Ellen Ogden

  • 82 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Storey Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food & Drink / Cookery,
  • Gardening,
  • General,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Gardening / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8177938M
    ISBN 100882666304
    ISBN 109780882666303

    Growing basil in your garden, raised beds, in a pot or even indoors, is easier than you might think! Having fresh basil anytime you want is great for your kitchen and even has some medicinal purposes. Today we’re talking everything you need to know about growing basil! The only problem I’ve ever had growing basil is using it all!   Spicy Globe Basil – A dwarf basil variety, spicy globe basil has a peppery, strong flavor with leaves small enough to use whole. It is great for containers, as it forms a tight, small clump when growing. Cinnamon Basil – Fragrant and full of spice, cinnamon basil has thin, small serrated leaves and tight, contrasting dark purplish flowers.

      Basil is best known as one of the most popular and widely used culinary herbs in the world, however throughout its history this leafy herb has been celebrated for many reasons beyond its flavor. First cultivated over 5, years ago, the basil plant has held deep symbolic and religious meaning from ancient Europe to India, Malaysia, and beyond. BASIL VINEGAR II. This method takes only two days to develop a robust basil-flavored vinegar. 1 large enamel or cast-iron pot. 2 quarts apple cider or white vinegar. 4 cups fresh basil leaves. 2 clean, 1-quart Mason jars. In an enamel or cast-iron pot, heat the vinegar to just below the boiling point. Meanwhile, fill the glass jars with basil.

    3. Minimal cost, time and effort required for a ‘fast food’ healthy harvest of organic greens.; 4. Perfect solution for urban living and people with no room or time for a garden.; 5. Simple just need access to good light (e.g. a well lit bench indoors), a tray/suitable shallow container, water and a growing medium. Overview Information Basil is an herb. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Basil is commonly used for stomach problems such as spasms, loss of appetite.


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Growing & Using Basil by Ellen Ogden Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Growing & Using Basil, Ellen Ogden offers all the information you'll need to grow, harvest, and cook with basil in all its varieties of flavor.

Whatever the basil you want to grow--sweet, purple, opal, lemon, cinnamon, anise, napoleatano, camphor, holy, or something more exotic--the information you need is right at your fingertips/5(9).

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT BASIL – AND MORE. Basil is one of the most popular and widely grown herbs in the world.

With its delicate aroma and sweet-spicy flavor, it’s no wonder that basil, a staple in kitchens around the world, is the favorite culinary herb of today’s chefs!In Growing & Using Basil, Ellen Ogden offers all the information you'll need to grow.

In Growing & Using Basil, Ellen Ogden offers all the information you'll need to grow, harvest, and cook with basil in all its varieties of flavor.

Whatever the basil you want to grow--sweet, purple, opal, lemon, cinnamon, anise, napoleatano, camphor, holy, or something more exotic--the information you need is right at your fingertips.

How to Grow Basil. Basil (Ocimum Basilicum) is a member of the mint family (Lamiaceae), but unlike most other members of the family it doesn’t spread by runners, and is *usually grown as an are a lot of basil varieties with genovese basil and sweet basil being the most popular for pesto because of their mild flavor.

If you grow herbs, basil is probably among them, so you should know the best way to prune and harvest basil so you get the most out of your plant. Basil is one of the most popular herbs for gardeners and cooks alike. Basil includes a diverse group of cultivars including sweet basil, Thai basil, lemon basil, purple basil, and more.

They lend their signature flavors to foods from Southern. Don’t rush basil. Without heat, the plant won’t grow well. Choosing and Preparing a Planting Site. Basil will grow best in a location that gets 6 to 8 hours of full sun daily, though it can perform well in partial sun, too.

Soil should be moist but well-drained. How to Use Basil. Your first task is to remove the leaves from the stems, discard any dead or spotted leaves, rinse the basil thoroughly, and allow it to air dry (or pat dry with a towel).

There’s no end to yummy ways to use this herb: Fresh Basil: Add fresh, chopped basil leaves to. Strawberry Basil Jam. I make this recipe with fresh-picked strawberries and fresh basil grown in my own herb garden. This unique sweet and savory jam makes a perfect gift—just add a bright ribbon around the top with a gift tag.

The deep red jam, laced with flecks of green basil, is so beautiful. —Julie O'Neil, Two Harbors, Minnesota. Growing basil needs plenty of sunlight – about hours per day. But while basil loves the sun, the leaves can scorch in intense light.

If temperatures regularly rise above 86°F, give plants partial shade during the mid-day. Soil Requirements. Basil prefers soil pH between Ensure the soil is free draining and compost-enriched. All about growing and using basil, today, one of the most common herbs found in the garden.

Basil should be planted in full sun in well-drained soil. It doesn't need fertile soil, but it does perform best when organic matter is added. Provide even water as the plant grows. If you decide that you want to add basil to your garden, consider the way you’ll be using it.

Sweet basil is great for Italian dishes and PESTO. Growing Basil. Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a garden herb that can grow to be 15 inches tall. Starting basil seeds can be done indoors, 2. Growing basil is the perfect task for a new gardener, and the book Basil: From Seed to Table, illustrates in detail how to cultivate and use this wonderful herb.

I’ve been growing basil for years. First of all it’s a wonderful herb to cook with and growing basil is really easy. Using your basil harvest. Growing basil in my garden means I use fresh basil leaves all summer long snipped into in salads, wraps, sandwiches, and for flavoring soups and pasta.

By far, though, our favorite way to use it is to make pesto. We spread pesto as a base for wraps, on egg salad sandwiches, and of course, use it in pasta dishes. Growing & Using Basil. By Ellen Ogden. Paperback / softback, 32 pages (also available in Electronic book text) ISBN: () Published by Storey Publishing.

$(US) ABOUT GROWING & USING BASIL EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT BASIL –. Thai basil blends beautifully with Southeast Asian recipes like stir-fries, marinades, and chutney. When using basil in recipes, tear instead of chopping to release oils and achieve maximum flavor in your dishes.

For best flavor, add it to hot dishes right before serving. Ready to start planting and growing your own basil. WOW. Bought this book used on for 23cents.

It arrived today and I am blown away. It is so extensive and detailed, including: several wild edibles, medicinal uses for all herbs, how to grow, recipes, making dyes, beauty products, decorations (including children's toys!), storing/preserving and detailed photographs of entire plant (root to tip)!!/5(23).

How to Care for Basil – Tips for Growing Basil. If you prepare your soil well or use a nutrient-rich potting mix, you won’t have much to do during the growing an eye on pest insects and pay attention to watering.

For an abundance of healthy green basil leaves, apply a liquid fertiliser fortnightly or at least monthly. e.g. seaweed, diluted worm farm concentrate, fish emulsion. Grow a few basil plants in containers so you can bring them indoors before fall frost.

Or make a second sowing outdoors in June in order to have. When growing herbs such as basil, pruning and harvesting are one and the same because you can use or dry the clippings as desired. 1 Cut basil stems with a pair of scissors about 1/4 inch above.

Quick Guide to Growing Basil. Plant basil 2 weeks after the last spring frost. This flavorful herb is perfect for raised garden beds, containers, and in-ground gardens. Space basil according to label recommendations, usually 12 to 18 inches apart.

Grow in fertile, well-drained soil with a pH of to. Growing and Using Vegetables and Herbs shows you how to grow over 90 different vegetables and herbs. It also describes how to create a striking garden design using the colours and foliage of vegetable and herb plants.

Grow your own delicious food successfully, no matter how small your space is, and it can look stylish while it's growing.Growing & using basil. [Ellen Ogden] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Ogden.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Everything you need to know about growing and using basil—in one handy booklet.

Inside, you'll find wisdom for cultivating, harvesting, and cooking (recipes included!) with basil in all its different and exciting flavors. SinceStorey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily.