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Herbs: My Pesto Basil from a local dg'er!!

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Pensacola, FL
(Zone 8b)

August 2, 2008
5:56 PM

Post #5358882

Well this one women that I have become friends with gave this cutting it was in a 4 inch pot now it is in a decorative pot that i made a few years back and it is now starting to grow.

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Frederick, MD
(Zone 6b)

August 3, 2008
10:51 PM

Post #5364221

Looks great! Pinch those tips (especially that one at the back -- yum on a few slices of fresh tomato) and it'll bush out and grow even better!
Corte Madera, CA

August 3, 2008
11:26 PM

Post #5364339

Congratulations! It's amazing what a basil leaf or two can do to a sandwich or plate of pasta. Critter, if only my tomatoes are ripe already...
Frederick, MD
(Zone 6b)

August 4, 2008
2:11 AM

Post #5365127

I picked my first "breaker" today!
Cumberland Mtns, TN
(Zone 6b)

August 4, 2008
7:37 PM

Post #5367991

Oh...I had my first fresh picked basil today also. ^_^ (just plain sweet basil) I mixed rasberry basalmic vinegar with olive oil, threw in salt and pepper and then...made a chiffonade of the basil (with the basil? ) then poured that over a coursely chopped tomato and cucumber; both from the garden. (my vocabulary is fading, I say)
(in any event, thanks to this Forum, I learned the name for what I had been doing for years...chiffonade =)

mmmmm...all I needed was a loaf of french bread and a nice dry red wine. it's IS still good.
Pensacola, FL
(Zone 8b)

August 4, 2008
10:13 PM

Post #5368574

Sounds good to me nanniepb

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