Parsley – from seed

September 26, 2009

Thanks to The Press – their suggestion is to soak the parsley seeds overnight before planting. I have also heard a tip to sow the seeds and then pour boiling water over them to get them going. We shall see!

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Sweet Basil

September 25, 2009

Hoping to grow some basil (Ocimum Basilicum) from seed. Planted today, just sprinkled on top of the soil in a semi sunny spot (freezing, drizzly day in Christchurch today though – nice Canterbury Spring!)