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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 ...

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…

cinnamon basil syrup - Cinnamon basil is my favorite basil.

cinnamon basil syrup - Cinnamon basil is my favorite 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 & Lime Icebox Cookies - planted some cinnamon basil in my garden this year; now I just have to figure out what to do with it.

Cinnamon Basil & Lime Icebox Cookies - planted some cinnamon basil in my garden this year; now I just have to figure out what to do with it.

If your looking for a way to use cinnamon basil this is a great recipe. Would also work well with strawberries or other types of specialty basil.

Breakfast From Your Herb Garden: Cinnamon Basil and Blackberry Scones

If your looking for a way to use cinnamon basil this is a great recipe. Would also work well with strawberries or other types of specialty basil.

Cinnamon Basil Dessert Pesto (I think I'd leave out the cheese myself)

Cinnamon Basil Dessert Pesto

Cinnamon Basil Dessert Pesto (I think I'd leave out the cheese myself)

Cinnamon Basil Information, Recipes and Facts from Specialty Produce

Cinnamon Basil Information, Recipes and Facts from Specialty Produce

Homemade Brownies with Cinnamon Basil Mousse and Cinnamon Basil Whipped Cream

Homemade Brownies with Cinnamon Basil Mousse and Cinnamon Basil Whipped Cream

Backyard Patch Herbal Blog: Herb of the Week - Cinnamon Basil

Backyard Patch Herbal Blog: Herb of the Week - Cinnamon Basil