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Healthy Herbs: Basil

This highly fragrant plant packs vitamins A and K, and its essential oil has been shown to have antibacterial properties.

Grow tip: An annual, basil can thrive inside or out (plant after the danger of frost passes). It prefers sun and moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil combined with compost. Space plants about 12 inches apart, water at least every other day, and harvest select leaves when a plant is about 10 inches tall.
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