Did you know that gardeners plant cinnamon basil close to their tomato plants in the garden to discourage bugs from damaging the tomato plants? It’s true that cinnamon basil, when planted near tomatoes, not only enhances the flavor of the tomato but also repels mosquitos and white flies. It also will enhance the growth of asparagus and roses while protecting these plants from some insects. What else can it do? Rub its leaves on your skin or grow it in containers on your patio to help repel…

Did you know that gardeners plant cinnamon basil close to their tomato plants in the garden to discourage bugs from damaging the tomato plants? It’s true that cinnamon basil, when planted near tomatoes, not only enhances the flavor of the tomato but also repels mosquitos and white flies. It also will enhance the growth of asparagus and roses while protecting these plants from some insects. What else can it do? Rub its leaves on your skin or grow it in containers on your patio to help repel…

on a whim, i bought a cinnamon basil plant early this summer when i picked up my lemon and italian basils. lucky for me, the cinnamon basil ...

on a whim, i bought a cinnamon basil plant early this summer when i picked up my lemon and italian basils. lucky for me, the cinnamon basil ...

Backyard Patch Herbal Blog: Herb of the Week - Cinnamon Basil | Some gardeners plant this close to their tomato plants to discourage bugs from damaging the tomato plants. It repels mosquitoes and white flies. Good recipes can be found on this site too. Read more @ backyardpatch.blogspot.com

Backyard Patch Herbal Blog: Herb of the Week - Cinnamon Basil | Some gardeners plant this close to their tomato plants to discourage bugs from damaging the tomato plants. It repels mosquitoes and white flies. Good recipes can be found on this site too. Read more @ backyardpatch.blogspot.com

Cinnamon Basil!  Bought this today along with my other herbs, Rosemary, mint, cilantro,...it really does taste like cinnamon !!  2013 herbs.

Cinnamon Basil! Bought this today along with my other herbs, Rosemary, mint, cilantro,...it really does taste like cinnamon !! 2013 herbs.

Easy-to-grow basil will thrive in a sunny window or garden spot. Try different varieties so you can experiment with adding lemony, peppery or even cinnamon-like flavor to dishes.

7 Bold Basils to Grow at Home

Easy-to-grow basil will thrive in a sunny window or garden spot. Try different varieties so you can experiment with adding lemony, peppery or even cinnamon-like flavor to dishes.

Traditionally savory summer flavors go sweet in this delicious cinnamon basil and pine nut praline ice cream.

Cinnamon Basil and Pine Nut Praline Ice Cream

Traditionally savory summer flavors go sweet in this delicious cinnamon basil and pine nut praline ice cream.

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