Before we left for Arizona almost three weeks ago, I asked my next door neighbor if she would water my basil plant while I was gone. She speaks NO English, so I did the asking in the best Spanish I could muster (while her husband stood by and translated my Spanish into better Spanish. ?????????) I figured the true test of how well I did was if my basil was still alive when I got home!
So here are the results:
My precious pot of basil went from this:
I was so pleased when I got home and it was flourishing! However, today is the day I to thin it out. It is going to be sad to pull out some of it, but I will save what I pull out and put it on our pasta tonight!