Done in 5 minutes - Easy way to have herbs in the kitchen! Line the bottom of a mason jar with glass beads or marbles, then layer in potting mix, & then add the plant, & top with more glass beads. The photo shows Alyssum & Rosemary.
If you can spare any after basil from making pesto & other delicious dishes , here are some other good uses for the herb, BASIL: Rub crushed leaves on your temples to relieve headaches. Pour boiling water over basil leaves for a pain-relieving footbath.