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Re: Herbs


> My basil was
> discouraging this year. Very stunted, with coarse leaves. Maybe I
> picked the wrong variety??

Cathy,
I don't grow herbs, but generally I understand they like it hot and dry with
lots of sunshine.  We didn't have much of any of that here this past season.
Doubt you did either.  That could be the problem - just a guess, though.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 2:34 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Herbs


> I grow most of mine in containers on the deck for the same easy access.
> But have creeping thyme out in the perennial bed, where I can
> frequently continue to cut it into winter, and parsley in the vegetable
> garden where it also lasts well into winter (until the temps get really
> low) and being a biennial, I can get some in spring to last me until my
> new seeds sprout. Then I dig up the old roots (such fun!). My basil was
> discouraging this year. Very stunted, with coarse leaves. Maybe I
> picked the wrong variety??
> Cathy

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