#11 Watermelon-mint Cooler
Once you have tried a lemon-mint cooler, a mango-mint cooler, a strawberry-mint cooler, and a citrus-mint cooler, then you are definitely ready for a watermelon-mint cooler.
#12 Mint Cocktails
There is nothing great than enjoying a cup of mint cocktails in the hot weather, let’s make one that can reduce your thirsty immediately.
#13 Attract Bees and Other Garden Pollinators
Mint attracts honey bees, native bees, bumblebees, and a whole suite of other beautiful winged creatures.
#14 As Mosquito Repellent and Ant Deterrent
If you are thinking holistically and wish to deter mosquitoes without chemical sprays, you may wish to try using mint. When working out in the garden, simply pluck a sprig or two and rub it on your exposed skin for quick protection.
#15 As a Companion Plant
Several animals and insects dislike the odor of mint, and it is known to repel ants, mice, deer, spiders, and cockroaches to name but a few. It comes in handy to have a thriving mint patch in the garden to deter cabbage moths and other insects that prey on your cabbages and tomatoes. Mint is also a companion plant for beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, eggplant, kale, kohlrabi, and lettuce.
#16 For Homemade Salves and Soaps
One more reason to grow mint in your garden is for the use of homemade salves and beauty products. Whether it is to combat dry-cracked skin, to refresh your face and hands, or to stop a headache in its tracks, mint is wonderful when used externally.