Mojitos at a moment’s notice? Yes, please! It turns out that mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow at home. In fact, your biggest problem when growing mint might be how to reign your plants back from taking over your entire garden.
Tasty and versatile, mint is also unfussy about its conditions. In fact, wherever you plant this Mediterranean native, it usually thrives. As a potted plant or addition to an herb garden, mint really can’t be beaten. Mint’s fragrant leaves are delicious tumbled in drinks, added to salads and even as an exceptional homemade ice cream flavor.
However, despite its abilities to grow with ease, there are some tried and true methods that simply work better for growing mint. If you’re ready to produce an exceptional crop without putting your other plants at risk, read on to learn to secrets of growing this stellar herb.
Start Growing Mint
There are several different ways to grow mint, including from seed, in containers and through cuttings and root runners.