Basil blog post

How to Grow and When to Plant Basil in Your Backyard Garden!

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Basil is one of our favorite herbs to cook with in the kitchen. It flourishes in warm weather and is one of the best things to plant alongside your tomatoes. Many people mix various types of basil in their gardens. It is also great for container gardening. Some of our favorite varieties are sweet, thai, lemon, cinnamon, and lettuce leaf. How to Grow: You can plant basil indoors 4-6 weeks before your last spring frost […]

OKC Home + Garden Show 2018 Herbs

2018 OKC Home + Garden Show – How to Grow & Cook w/10 Different Herbs! (w/Bill Farris of Priarie Wind Nursey)

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This video is a recording of a workshop we taught at the 2018 OKC Home + Outdoor Living Show with Bill Farris of Prairie Wind Nursery about how you can grow and cook with your own herbs. We cover the following 10 herbs in detail: basil, chives, cilantro, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme.   Learn more about growing over 70 different foods, including how to manage various pests in our FREE iOS, Android, […]

How to Make Stir Fry

Garden Vegetable Stir Fry

The great thing about this garden stir fry is that you can make it unique each time with different veggies never growing tired of it!

Basil blog post

How We Keep an Unlimited Supply of Basil Year-Round with Preservation!

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Our favorite way to preserve basil is to freeze it into oil cubes to pull out all winter long! We also occasionally dry the basil leaves, but dried basil doesn’t quite retain the flavor of fresh leaves. By freezing basil into oil cubes, you can simply pull out a cube from the freezer whenever you need it and it makes it so simple and easy to add flavor to your food all winter long!