If you love fancy cocktails, you need a cocktail garden.
Whether you’re muddling or mixing, these herbs will take your cocktails to the next level. They’re also easy to grow and cheaper than store-bought. So get yourself a window box, some seeds, and a martini-shaped watering can, and get to work on your cocktail garden by planting these five herbs.
Lightly bruise the delicate leaves into juleps and mojitos to release their flavorful oils.
A great choice in such tequila- and rum-based drinks as margaritas, daiquiris, or in gin gimlets.
As a syrup, add to lemony drinks and sparkling wine. Also great as an eye-catching garnish.
A pungent herb with bright, spicy flavor. Mojitos and margaritas are a natural choice.
Cilantro can also spice up a simple cucumber cocktail.
When crushed the young leaves have a fresh, lingering, lemon scent and a mild lemon-mint flavor,
great for any fruity summer drinks.
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