How to Manage Your Mint Plant

Julie Chai, associate garden editor of Sunset magazine, warns gardeners that they should keep mint plants in containers or pots, lest the herb take over the entire garden. Once your mint starts to overwhelm your container, you’ll need to take it out, divide it, and replant it. Share the extra mint with your cocktail-drinking friends.

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