Quote Originally Posted by annie8 View Post
I had great success with basil last year - mainly in greenhouse but a few outside all from seed. This year have really struggling. Had dampening off issue, saved a few. They struggled in the greenhouse -maybe too hot, then tried them in coldframe and they didn’t seem much happier and got chewed by slugs. Have now put them outside in a bed, although I’m in Scotland. Greg haven’t died yet but not looking very happy. Try again next year I guess.
Funny to see that post from start of July. Since then the basil in the beds have done really well. Think they have enjoyed the warm weather we had. So I think you can grow basil outside here as long as we have a good summer.