Bountiful Basil

In this combo from Pamela Crawford, Sweet basil is allowed to grow tall and tower over colorful herbs and flowers below. Clip basil blooms to keep the plant leafy. The container shown is approximately 20 inches wide.

  1. Sweet basil (1)
  2. Celosia (1)
  3. Coleus (1)
  4. Sage (2)
  5. Begonia (1)
Garden author and self-proclaimed former "black thumb," Pamela Crawford helps make container gardening easy. This container project is from Pamela's latest book, Easy Container Combos: Herbs & Flowers, released in March 2011 by Color Garden Publishing. Find Pamela Crawford's books where garden books are sold.