Reason #147: grow mint for your teas and cocktails
Mint grows like crazy and you can always have some fresh leaves for your cocktails, or…
Tie a bunch of them up, hang them out to dry. Once dry, separate the leaves from stalks and put them in a tin box or a jar. Make your own healthy cup of mint tea whenever you feel like it.
And here’s a recipe for a refreshing mint and lemon drink from Tom:
“Combine the juice from several lemons with some handfulls of fresh mint, add sugar and water (or simple syrup) then blend with some ice cubes. What a thirst-quencher!”