Mint lasts long in your bouquets if you change the water frequently and will even root. I wish I had more time to play as I would make everyone "tussie-mussies" of mints and herbs from my garden. Hey maybe that would make a great workshop...everyone could bring some herbs from their garden and we could share and make them together...oh dear...now my wheels are spinning!!!
"During medieval times, before deodorants and public sanitation systems, people carried fragrant nosegays to protect themselves from bad smells, which were present everywhere. They also believed that bad smells are what caused disease, and conversely, that if they carried good smelling herbs, the flowers would ensure good health. This evolved to a young man gathering little
Elaine Felbinger, Herb Garden Docent
I think it might be lots of fun to explore "tussie mussie's" further....got my thinking cap on!!
..spearmint outside my kitchen window...taking over as it always does!!