Gardening

How to grow basil indoors, outdoors, in a pot, or from seed. One of my favorite herbs to grow in pots indoors to have fresh basil year round. How to grow basil indoors, outdoors, in a pot, or from seed. One of my favorite herbs to grow in pots indoors to have fresh basil year round.

Of all the herbs we grow at The Growers Exchange, basil is by far the most popular. Its distinctive flavor adds zest to tomato dishes, salads and many other foods. A warm season annual, it grows four to six feet in height.   To grow basil outdoors, transplant small plants to a sunny, well-drained location…

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Best tips for planting and growing lilacs in your flower garden. Best tips for planting and growing lilacs in your flower garden.

For beautiful spring flowers with fragrance nothing beats the old fashioned lilac. Here are some tips on how to grow lilacs like your grandmother did.   Lilacs grow best in parts of the country that experience a winter freeze. In areas where it doesn’t freeze they may fail to bloom. Check for varieties specially bred…

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