Grow a couple of varieties of mint in a container for your patio table where they're in easy reach.
Undemanding and easy to grow, mint boasts a hearty constitution, often growing where other plants fail. All mint varieties thrive in containers. A 12-inch basket is the perfect place to grow mint to flavor lemonade and other summery drinks.
A: Spearmint (Mentha spicata) — 1
B: Variegated apple mint (Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata') — 1