Even though fall has arrived, all is not lost in your garden. Plants that hate the heat and thrive in the cooler seasons are happy to be back in your garden – and on your table once again – come September.
All summer long, most gardeners stop herbs from flowering by pinching off the tips but, by September, I relent and let my herbs produce pretty little flowers.
French Basil is well-known around the world, also called Greek Bush Basil, Spicy Globe Basil, or maybe the most common name it goes by is Boxwood Basil. And it’s a somewhat versatile little herb.
I don’t grow tons of food and none of it in the ground but rather, in big planters to put it at easy reach for me, yet further from the bunnies.
There’s a reason experts say not to plant annuals before Mother’s Day around here, because until mid-May, there’s still the chance of an overnight frost.