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sweet basil seeds sprouting | by vigilant20 (דָרוּך)
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sweet basil seeds sprouting

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I decided this weekend after visiting Good Harvest and picking up an Organic Gardening magazine on impulse, that I needed to start an herb garden. The problem I ran into is that no one carries seeds this time of year, not even Steins Garden & Gifts. Finally I ended up at Walmart and got this Chia Terra Cotta Herb Garden. I am going to use it as a starter and repot later.


This is day 3 and I figured these Sweet Basil seeds were goners. They got gooey and purple the first night. But look! There are itsey bitsey sproutings happening in there!

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Taken on December 20, 2006