We read that mint helps to keep away ants and mice, so we have now planted it around the porch and side of the house. Here's when it first went in -

Here's only 11 days later, it was already beginning to fill in -

The poor mint is now under a blanket of snow. My basil and rosemary and dill is inside, but the mint will have to fend for itself. It *should* be ok to last until the spring - my sage is in the same area and it comes back wonderfully each year. I guess we'll see how the mint does!

Lisa Shea, Low Carb and Video Games Editor
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