Every summer garden should have at least one basil plant. By growing your own, you won’t be limited to just a few common varieties available at the grocery store, and you’ll have an abundance of fresh and fragrant basil all summer long. There are dozens of varieties of basil available to grow these days—including spicy, lime, purple, Thai, lemon, and Greek—that are all distinctively different from each other. What’s your favorite variety of basil to grow?
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