New York City isn’t exactly the ideal place for planting a vegetable garden. Or, at least the kind of vegetable garden I’d love to have. Herb gardens on the other hand are totally doable for city dwellers, and something I’ve had great success with over the years. This year, in particular, I’ve watched my small basil plant flourish and grow like wildfire. It’s happily given way to batches of pesto, refreshing drinks and homemade tomato sauce.