Edible gardening guide

How to grow delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruit at home

Garden-to-table guide to mint

Tips for growing and caring for mint, plus our favorite recipes come harvest time

Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Amy Machnak

How to cook: Our favorite mint recipes

And in a few months, when you’re ready to harvest, here are some of our favorite ways to eat mint.


The classic Cuban libation is the perfect study in fresh mint used in a cocktail. We like to make a pitcher of these in the summer just as guests are about to arrive.

Recipe: Mojito


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