Did you know that your homegrown tomatoes will taste better simply by planting sweet basil next to them? This is just one example of companion planting with herbs. >Planting sweet basil in same pot with my tomato plants.
7 tips for growing mad giant basil plants: Start pruning the top leaves at around six inches tall and continue to prune as it gets bushier. Also, pinch off any flowers that you see so they don't go to seed. That will lead to bland and sparse plants.