Source: A guide to autumn foods
A summer supply of fresh basil for our salads and cooking has been a great treat! Pruning frequently from the top sounds counterintuitive but it kept flowers at bay and more leaf flourishing vigorously all summer, while the lower leaves were the solar panels of the whole operation.
Seedlings from Whitehall Ferry Terminal Farmer’s Market in Lower Manhattan (Open Tuesdays and Fridays all year long).
Organic Potting Soil from Lowe’s.
Staten Island, NY
Martha Stewart visits Triple Chick Farm – they hand select their best, freshly-picked produce each morning, to sell at the stand. They grow the most lush vegetables and fruits, and all their produce is organic and chemical free.
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