mint


Most gardeners already know about being careful when planting mint. This is one herb that easily takes over any space given , and then some. Plant new starts in a pot if you are looking for fresh mint for your kitchen.

Once one plants mint in an open area it will spread by runners and keep going year after year. If you are looking for a ground cover, this might do the trick. Very aromatic perennial with oval, serrated, soft green stems. Slim white or pink flowers appear in late summer. Fresh mint is a delightful addition to summer drinks, sauces and sweet dishes. Leaves can be frozen or dried.

Season of Bloom
Summer
Height
up to 2- feet tall.
Soil
well drained.
Exposure
full Sun
Propagation
root cuttings or start from seed