Robb Grows His Own
My tomato plants all turned brown and the leaves dropped off. The horticulturalist at Teas Nursery on Bellaire said to pull up the plants and rake out all the roots, then cover the soil with black plastic for four weeks.
The heat of the sun will kill all the diseases and then you can plant again first of August, he said. The process is called solarizing.
I had some basil planted in there too. So I ended up with 8 cups of basil leaves on my hands. Pesto time!
Process in batches until presto, it's pesto. -- Robb Walsh
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Houston Press' biggest stories.
- Texas Threatens To Sue Resettlement Groups For Helping Syrian Refugees
- Rice Owls Win the Finale and Defeat Cynicism
- Ted Cruz and the Radical Anti-Abortion Movement