Fresh mint leaves are a nice complement to vegetables such as peas, potatoes and carrots, lamb, fish, poultry. Mint also blends well with green or fruit salads and beverages such as punch, lemonade, and tea. Freeze mint in cubes for iced tea. You can also preserve it in vinegar or dry it for potpourri or sachets.
This fast growing herb requires a place to spread. So plant in in a ground or in a large pot. Mint does well in a partial sunlight to full sun. It likes damp and fertile soil. Harvest the tips regularly to encourage growth. Occasionally top-dress the bed of mint with compost. It is a good option as a ground cover.