The ideal accompaniment to roast lamb -for an unusual but delicious sauce mix with honey and lemon juice. Add to boiled new potatoes, peas, make mint jelly or garnish summer drinks.
Grow in pots, window boxes or the herb garden for a long season of harvest.
Mint does have a tenancy to spread so container growing may be advisable.
Sow thinly March to April indoors in seed trays 0.5cm deep or sow them thinly from April - May outside where they are to grow 1.5cm deep into finely raked well drained soil that has already been watered. Thin the seedling to 30cm apart and keep well watered until the plants are established.