Questions tagged: basil

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Vicki
Answer: The beastie chomping at your mint and basil is most likely a caterpillar.It can be easily controlled with the use of Yates Success Naturalyte. Onc...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:14PM, 27 Jan 2010
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Gill
Answer: Hi Gill, Basil likes a warm sunny position preferably without a saucer underneath the pot. They are prone to leaf spot so water early in the morni...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: basil
Answered: 11:03AM, 24 Oct 2011
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Yvon
Answer: Hi Yvon, Basil can be planted with the spinach and silverbeet. The three plants all require similar amounts of water and will respond to regular ap...
Answered: 04:20PM, 24 Sep 2012
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Frank
Answer: Hello Frank, Those ‘spots’ you are seeing mostly along the stems of your basil plant are a type of scale insect. Unfortunately we don&#...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: scale, basil
Answered: 07:53PM, 23 Jan 2016