Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Great Basil Experiment

I am an absolute sucker for fresh basil. Oh my goodness, the stuff is heavenly. So, I figured, what could be better than trying out a few different kinds to see which varieties I like best, and which ones work best with different dishes?
Hooray! Today my herb seeds arrived. The garden will be sporting:
Thai basil
Baja basil
Sweet basil
Italian large-leaf basil
Sweet lemon basil
Purple sacred basil
DiGenova basil
Siam Queen basil

And just for good measure, there is peppermint and spearmint, and I couldn't resist the description of their Alaska mix nasturtiums, and they threw in some sweet rocket as well.

Now if that grow light would just get here . . .

1 comment:

Danielle said...

HA! Wow, I didn't know so many basil varieties existed! I wish I could be there to taste the pesto you will be able to make.