Techniques » Mint Varieties & Gardening Tips
Who knew that mint grew in so many varieties? Eva Sommaripa, gardener and owner of Eva's Garden, showcases her spearmint, chocolate peppermint, ginger mint, orange mint, apple mint and mountain mint. Eva explains how to maintain the rampantly-spreading spearmint, and gives usage suggestions for other less-common mint varieties.
Eva Sommaripa is the owner of Eva's Gardens and has been growing culinary herbs for discriminating chefs and restaurants for over 30 years. She is as passionate about herb gardening today as she was when she started after an inspiring trip to Chamonix, Italy, when she saw fresh tarragon in the window of a shop. She knew then and there she wanted to return to the US and start growing herbs.