Basil Plants
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my basil is about 15 inches high & covered in flowers..I have picked all I can use for now…so what now.

Zone New South Wales South Coast, Australia | pamela.pedashenko added on May 29, 2017 | Answered

Should I just leave the basil in the garden as is,cut it back, or pull it out? I do not know how to show an example with pictures as I am not very computer literate ?

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DLarum
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Answered on May 30, 2017

You should cut it back. I never let my basil plants flower. You can dry extra basil for later use. These articles should help https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/pruning-back-basil-plants.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/drying-basil.htm

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