If you are planting Peppermint plants for the purpose of keeping bugs away from your house do you plant them in your flowerbe d next to your house or do your plant them on the outside edge if the flowerbed.
You may want to think about planting these in container, as once you start them, they will spread, and take over just about anything in its way. If you still choose to put this in ground, make sure it is not in the same bed, as they could take over your existing flowers.
Peppermint needs to be thinned. What are it's uses?
Absolutely! You can dry this out and use it as you wish! This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/mint/growing-peppermint-plant.htm
Can I grow peppermint both outside in pots, in ground, and "inside" a Sun Room? Will peppermint plants live through winters in Alabama? I just bought older home that is infested with Spiders---will peppermint plants help? Can I get peppermint "oil"? firstname.lastname@example.org
My research showed that using mint as a bug repellent meant rubbing the leaves of the mint plant on your skin to repel mosquitoes, ants, etc. I didn't find any REPUTABLE source that said certain plants repel spiders.
I am attaching an article though that gives you other options for controlling spiders inside and out:
I'm looking to wake up my brain...Old age, you know...
Here's an article with tips for growing mint indoors:
This article is about ways to use the herb and precautions: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/mint/growing-peppermint-plant.htm
Hi, so I recently bought two peppermint plants a few months ago. They have been growing rapidly. I noticed, however, when searching how to properly care for them they do not look anything like the photos of normal peppermints plants. I don't know what I'm doing wrong! I need help figuring out why they look this way and not the way I see other photos of peppermint plants look. Thank you.
It looks like it needs more light. Here are the growing conditions needed:
Check out the growing conditions described in these articles:
Please see pictures below,
Yes, you can grow them easily in water or soil. Here is how:
i would like to buy a start or seed
Sure! They make great container plants. This article will help: