Growing Basil

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12 May 10 Rachel (Australia - temperate climate)
How do I make my basil grow fuller? does anyone know how my plant needs to be groomed to grow thick and lustrous? thanks
12 May 10 (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Your basil will grow more 'bushy' if you nip off the growing tips once the plants are well-established. They will send out lots of side-shoots and bush out. Also, I found watering with a seaweed-based liquid fertiliser helps.
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