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Mentha spicata Spearmint...blossoming


By Lori

Mentha spicata Spearmint...blossoming (Mentha spicata)

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I had a crop failure because of herbicide spray drift. I make sauces and teas with my herbs so lost a whole summers crop.

6 Apr, 2008


Very hardy perennial herb. uses in kitchen, bath and potpourri. Soothes heat and upset stomach, freshens breath.

6 Apr, 2008


I'm sorry to hear about your lost of your crop i bet you weren't to pleased.I love potpourri.

6 Apr, 2008


I'm really conscious of spray drift... I use my herbs in my kitchen too, so remain vigilant. The lawn spray companies are not as well policed as they should be... they are not supposed to spray if there is a breeze of 15 km...or more, kinda makes me wonder why the reg. at all?...but I see young men spraying the poison onto grass that children are allowed to run on in their bare feet and it makes me steam at the ears
If you think your plants are contaminated watch for altered growth habit...usually corkscrew stems and distorted leaves and collapse.

10 Apr, 2008

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