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Growing Basil in Mumbai (+Basil Pesto recipe)

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Simple guide to growing basil in tropical Mumbai, with an easy recipe to preserve fresh basil

Now I am no gardening expert – although my aptitude test did point out agriculture science as top three career choice, this post is about my experience growing basil in Mumbai. Apparently the warm and humid Mumbai climate is well suited for growing basil. It is such a treat to grow basil, even in a small window grill garden like mine. Not only do you get to enjoy cooking with fresh basil, it also fills your garden with an aromatic scent, which is known to repel pests and mosquitoes.

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