Mary, or Harry, not to be contrary. How does your garden grow? Today's home grown foodstuff is an herb. Spearmint, or Mentha Spicata grows well in a patch on the east side of the house. So well that on occasion I run the lawn mower through the patch just to release the Wrigley's gum flavor. Several days ago I harvested two Walmart bags stuffed full of one foot tall sprigs. Tying them in bundles and hanging to dry in my air conditioned & lowered humidity bedroom released a great spring time air freshener. This evening I shucked the leaves into an air tight container. While I was stripping the leaves from the stems, I set a sauce pan of water to heating. In a tea ball I crushed and packed a goodly pinch of dried leaves. When the water reached a low boil I cut the fire off & added two family sized tea bags. Steeping for two minutes gave time to add 1-1/2 cups of Louisiana cane sugar to a gallon jug. Pouring the concentrated tea over the sugar to dissolve, topping off the gallon with cool water, and pouring a portion over ice rewarded me with the cool minty sweet tea that so satisfies on a hot humid southern evening. I invite ya'll to share your harvest here, too.