How to grow Basil in not so hot climate!

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by collingwood, Oct 12, 2014.

  1. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi everyone I've been trying to grow basil for a long time but it hasn't been working so I decided to talk to an expert who gave me some tips and I put all his/my ideas together and now I have made a successful small scale basil grower! I call my invention the Basil Dazzle!





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    Make a mark roughly two centimetres above ground on a plastic cup




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    Heat up a nail!




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    Melt a hole with the hot nail where the mark was made








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    Pour water into the plastic cup until it starts coming out of the hole




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    Place a plant pot into the plastic cup






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    Last edited: Oct 16, 2014
  2. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like you would cook the basil in it! At least here in WI, during the summer you would.
    Congratulations on your creativity and wishing you continued success in growing Basil.
     
  3. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Nice idea!
     
  4. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks everyone!
     
  5. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    My basil this year hasn't come up yet!
     

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