As any gardener knows, mint can quickly grow out of control. Putting mint back in it's place also provides the opportunity to make a light, refreshing, and delicious herbal tea.
3-4 cups fresh mint (include all parts of the plant)
1" chunk of fresh ginger
2 limes (sliced)
1 lemon (sliced)1 small cucumber (sliced)
Pot of boiling water and a colander
Step 1: Watch a pot of water boil.
Step 2: Drop ginger and mint into boiling water and cover with a lid.
Step 3: After 10-15 minutes, remove the herbs.
Step 4: Let the tea cool.
Step 5: Add slices of lemon, lime, and cucumber to the tea and store in the refrigerator. Enjoy!