Do you grow mint? Mint is filled with a love and hate by many gardeners. They love to smell it, add it to tea and use it in cooking, but hate growing it, due to it’s reputation for being invasive.
However, store-bought mint is pricey and doesn’t smell as bright and fresh as home grown mint.
I discovered an easy way to propagate mint from cuttings. If you’re uncomfortable planting mint in the garden, don’t despair. It may be grown in a pot. However, I have a couple tricks for growing it directly in the garden too.
They smell delicious and make a wonderful addition to recipes. The flowers they produce are loved by all sorts of pollinators, like honey bees, bumble bees, butterflies, hover flies, lace wings and many others. They make great companion plants to many vegetables, by either deterring pests, attracting pollinators or both.
Whether you have room for a vegetable garden, or not, there’s always room to add a pot of herbs. Even if you don’t have outdoor space, a pot of herbs will grow wonderfully next to a sunny window.
Check out my list of top 10 “must have” herbs for your vegetable garden.
Included at the end of this post is a recipe that you can download for free. In it, I not only provide the recipe, but also the step-by-step techniques to make it.
Hi, I'm Julia from Mono, Ontario, Canada. I began my gardening adventure after having children. Since then, my interest grew into a passion. I love growing vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruit and medicinal herbs. I'm here to show you that growing your own food is not difficult and in fact can be simple. READ MORE