Fresh Mint
Fresh Mint
Fresh Mint
Fresh Mint
Fresh Mint

Fresh Mint

Regular price $10.00 Sale price$8.00


Growing mint is relatively easy, and it's a versatile herb that can be used in various culinary dishes, teas, and even as a natural pest repellent. Here's how to grow mint:
* Choose a Suitable Location: Mint prefers partial to full sunlight but can tolerate partial shade. Select a spot in your garden that receives at least 4-6 hours of sunlight daily.
* Container or Garden Bed: Mint can be quite invasive, so it's often a good idea to grow it in a container or a separate garden bed to prevent it from taking over your garden. If you plant it in the ground, consider using a barrier to contain its growth.
* Soil Preparation: Mint prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH (around 6.0 to 7.0). Add organic matter like compost to improve soil fertility and drainage.
* Planting Mint: If you're planting mint from seeds, sow them in the spring or early fall. Mint is often propagated from cuttings or by dividing established plants. If using cuttings or divisions, plant them about 18 inches apart.
* Watering: Mint likes consistently moist soil. Water your mint regularly to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Mulching can help retain moisture.
* Fertilization: Mint doesn't require a lot of fertilizer. You can apply a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer sparingly in the spring.
* Pruning: Prune your mint regularly to encourage bushier growth and prevent it from becoming too leggy. Pinch off the tips of the stems to promote branching.
* Pest and Disease Control: Mint is relatively resistant to pests and diseases, but you may encounter issues like aphids or rust. Monitor your plants and treat any problems promptly.
* Harvesting: You can start harvesting mint leaves once the plant has become established and has sufficient growth. Harvest by snipping off individual leaves or cutting entire stems. Mint leaves are at their best flavor before the plant flowers.
* Overwintering: Mint is a hardy perennial, and many varieties will survive the winter with some protection. In colder climates, mulch around the base of the plant to insulate it.
* Replant Every Few Years: Mint can become less vigorous over time, so it's a good practice to divide and replant your mint every 2-3 years to maintain its health and flavor.
Mint is a prolific herb that can quickly become abundant in your garden. Its aromatic leaves are not only great for cooking but also for making refreshing teas and natural insect repellents.

Shipping Policy
We ship the largest plants we have. If your plant is bigger than the box they are meant to ship in we will bend the plant to make them fit. Within a week and proper sunlight, the plant will become straight again.

All of our packaging including the plastic bag, tape, and packing peanuts are compostable.

We ship our plants on Monday and Wednesday only, to insure plants arrive well. We do not Ship to California or outside of the continental United States. If you wish to receive a plant in Puerto Rico or Hawaii, etc. please contact us and we will give you the correct shipping price.

We put great care into packing our plants to insure a healthy plant arrival, however sometimes the shipping company does not ship on time or damages the package.

Take a picture of the damaged plant inside the open box on the day of arrival. We will not accept unpackaged plants (unless more than two are in the box) or images from a later date. We offer replacements or refunds ONLY if plants are dead (no green leaves) or did not arrive. For broken stems or wilted plants, please use the insurance claim connected to your tracking number that come along with the shipping as all our shipments are insured up to $100.

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