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How to Prune and Harvest Basil

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One of the best things about basil plants is that the more you prune and harvest them correctly, the more they will yield their delicious leaves in the upcoming weeks. Don't make the mistake of worrying about harvesting and using your basil due to a desire not to damage your plant. Instead, learn the method and eat basil all summer long.

Basil is a very popular herb, but unfortunately, many home gardeners don’t know how to get the most out of their plants. Hopefully, this post will help you maximize your harvests so that you can enjoy your own homegrown basil both in and out of season.