Growing Basil in Pots
Basil is a fragrant herb most commonly used in Italian cooking, as it’s an essential ingredient in one of the most beloved pasta sauces – pesto! While you’re probably most familiar with sweet basil, there are several types of basil plants, including purple basil, lemon basil, and Thai basil; each has a unique look and flavor profile. No matter which type you choose, growing basil at home is a simple way to add more depth of flavor to every meal. Check out our guide to growing basil in containers, and soon, you’ll be tossing basil leaves into everything!