from @joannagoddard's Brooklyn home tour: "... reader's comment on this post convinced us to stick with white: She said that there's a reason why white walls are so common in Scandinavian countries, and it's because white cheers up the gloomy dark days of winter." #whitewalls #livingarea
'Mexican Cinnamon' Basil (Ocimum spp) Basil’s bright, showy leaves and intensely sweet aroma epitomize summer gardens and dishes. Many edible gardeners start with basil, and the number of available varieties will never leave you tired of its refreshing flavor. In fall dry or freeze it for use the rest of the year. Basil grows easily from seed or nursery seedlings.