How to Grow Mint: Mint grows quickly however, it can take over, so keep it in its own pot; is a perennial. Water frequently until the plants become well established and then you can back off a bit. Keep the soil moist. Container plants will need to be watered a little more often as they tend to dry out fast. Prune back large mint plants if you’re not harvesting regularly. Overgrown mint produces poor flavored leaves. | Grow This! Also READ http://bonnieplants.com/growing/growing-mint/
I'm sure lots of you have this "weed" in your yard, but the Plantain herb has anti-bacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. I just found out you can crush it and hold it on a mosquito bite and it stops the itch!
Mints are aromatic garden plants that have so many culinary and medicinal uses; everyone loves them. There are as many flavors of mint as there is ice cream. Lavender mint is just one of many. Learn about this mint here.
Mint, catnip, and pennyroyal planted around the foundation of your house can keep both ants and mice out of your home. Neither of these pests seem to like the smell and all but the most determined will head to a better smelling yard. You can also place shallow bowls of the dried mint leaves in your pantry to discourage mice. Pennyroyal is also repugnant to fleas, ants, flies, and mosquitoes