Gardening: Making the most of summer basil Thu, 07/30/2020 - 1:01pm meganj BASIL IS ONE of the gems of a summer garden. There are steps you can take to ensure a good harvest. Photo by Bonnie Kirn Donahue The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers. Are you an online subscriber? Login using the form below. Click here to learn more about our subscription options. If you have a print subscription, you can now add an online subscription at no additional charge! Just email us with your name and mailing address to set it up.