How to keep a basil plant alive

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  1. I HAVE NO IDEA
    These are just stalks.
  2. And I didn't know how to keep this poor plant in the background alive
  3. And I don't know how to keep this aloe plant alive
  4. And this cactus is slowly laying down to die
  5. So much death in one photo
    Advice welcome