by Barbara Adams - 2006-12-22
Basil's long, intriguing history is steeped in legend and folklore. Experts disagree on its origin, but many feel it evolved in Asia and Africa. It's thought that Alexander the Great brought it to anc...
by Julie Williams - 2007-01-07
Herbs are such an asset to the garden, the household and the medicine cabinet that I just don't understand why gardens everywhere aren't bursting with them. Most herbs have multiple uses. Many are exc...
by Sacha Tarkovsky - 2007-01-21
The herb basil is used in cooking universally, and also for medicinal purposes. It's a great herb and one everyone should consider using in their diet. Lets look at why in greater detail. Basil or o...
by Dr Keith Scott - 2007-03-12
Until just over a century ago most spices were considered a luxury in those countries that were unable to grow them, while in their countries of origin even the poorest people used them to enhance the...
by DR JOHN ANNE - 2007-04-03
Holy basil or Tulsi is a mark of holiness or piousness in Hindu society. Tulsi literally means a thing that can't be compared with anyone. It is a plant that grows thorough out India and is worshi...
by Dr John Anne - 2007-04-03
Holy basil or Tulsi is a mark of holiness or piousness in Hindu society. Tulsi literally means a thing that can't be compared with anyone. It is a plant that grows thorough out India and is worshiped ...
by Bryce Eddings - 2007-04-07
Cultivating BasilFew herbs demonstrate the difference between fresh and dried as distinctly as basil. Fresh basil bursts with aroma and flavor while dried basil pales pitifully in comparison. Thi...
by Dr John Anne - 2007-04-26
Holy basil is a common name of a world-renowned herb Tulasi. It is a secret herb that has a mythological back ground. Tulasi is supposed to be a beloved of Lord Krishna, a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu...
by Janet Atkinson - 2007-05-16
1. Basil Basil is easy to grow from seed indoors or in a greenhouse. In a seed tray, place a layer of compost in, scatter the seeds thinly, cover with a little compost, water and leave to germinate fo...
by Mary Hanna - 2007-05-18
Plants from your garden will be maturing very soon leaving you with an abundance of fresh foods for great culinary uses like Tomato with Avocado salad or a Greek Salad with a hummus recipe for dipping...