The Mojito Mint is Alive!
April 24, 2008
I wasn’t sure if the Mojito Mint that I bought from Richter’s Herbs last year would come back despite it being a perennial herb that is hardy in Canadian zones 5 – 9. I had potted it up in a 1 gallon, weed barrier-lined pot and dug it into my vegetable garden to overwinter. Once all the snow had melted off the garden, I started to take pictures. Here it is on April 11:
Not too bad – there are a few green leaves there.
On April 17th:
It’s coming along and has a few more sprigs.
On April 20th:
And here it is as of yesterday:
It looks like it’s going to make a triumphant return and I’m looking forward to harvesting the sprigs to make delicious Mojitos this summer.