How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from
This an awesome idea! Bring light into a dreary basement with a terraced window well. You also get an emergency escape route, planting beds and a view. Build this well as part of an egress window project or simply landscape an existing window well.
~~~ ***Use Mason Jars (or glass baby food jars!)*** I like the oil lamp idea. Tea lights burn way too quick and this could be cleaner with tight lid instead of a floating candle. Just more mason jar purposeful ideas