Prune basil so it stays bushy and productive On a basil plant the leaves grow in twos opposite each other. As the little plant send up the stock it will grow two more leaves. You need to go to those two leaves and prune about one inch or so above them.
HERB BASICS: Growing your own herbs is easier than you think. Planted in pots or a window box, they require very little care to reap big rewards. See our simple tips for growing a thriving herb garden.
How to Make the Ultimate Compost Bin: Having three bins will let you separate older compost from newer compost so you'll be able to use the older compost sooner. I need one and have the perfect spot for it.