garden mint

Garden Mint

£5.99

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Fragrant, fast-growing and a great addition to recipes
One of the most popular culinary mints with large leaves and pretty pink, lilac or white flowers appearing in the summer.

Number of plants: 3

Variety: Garden (organic*)

Great for protecting your brassicas, tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

Can be grown in: Pots, containers or planting in a bucket in the ground. Find out more in our growing guide below.

In the kitchen: This variety is ideal for making mint sauce or adding to salads and summer drinks.

Delivery: Late August to October. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

Ready to harvest: March to October

*Transplants suitable for organic growing.

The right site

Mint enjoys moisture and a little bit of shade.

Can be grown in....

It is rather invasive and so should be controlled so that it doesn’t take over any other plants in the vicinity. Putting in containers or planting mint in a bucket in the ground is a good way of avoiding this.

How far apart?

45cm apart or one plant to a large pot.

Looking after your plants....

Mint is really easy to grow and a very useful herb to have in the garden. If you cut it back to the ground each year it will keep going for a long time.


Mint

Cut regularly

Continuously cut mint during the Summer to promote new growth.

 

Mint

It's a good companion for...

It’s good to plant mint near tomatoes and cabbages to repel pests

Pineapple Mint

Great with...

Mint is a great herb in the summer – it really adds a hint of freshness to food. We like it with:

  • Peas and Cucumber
  • Strawberries and other summer fruits
  • Cous Cous or Bulgar Wheat salads
  • Lamb
  • Pimms

When we deliver
We deliver these plants from late August through to October, although it’s a little dependent on the weather.

You can order from…
These plants are available to be ordered now and we’ll despatch them as soon as they are big enough to both handle the journey to your garden and handle life outside the poly tunnel.

Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.

We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.