Here are the basic ways on how to grow yummy basil. First, make sure you have enough soil and a good type of soil. Good types of soil include loam, loam mixed with sand, and normal potting soil. Secondly, make sure you don't water too much or too less, and also water the plants everyday. A good tip is to feel the soil to see if it's dry to know if you should water it. Thirdly, check the soil for bugs regularly. Fourthly, wind might not be such a bad thing. Give them some fresh air every once in a while. Fifthly, make sure they have plenty of light and put them near a window or solar light. Bonus Tip: Make sure to love them and talk to them.