Garden Tea is a made from spearmint plants we grow it in our yard. It is a hardy plant that requires very little maintenance and spreads like wildfire! It’s easy to start your own patch and you can get many batches throughout the season with one small patch!
Once my leaves have been removed from the stems I pack them into freezer bag to freeze dry. I typically let them stay in the freezer for at least a week before I use them, but have also used them as soon as the next day.
We take a small saucepan add in about a cup of leaves and fill the pan with water. My husband likes his a little on the sweeter side so I add about a cup of sugar to a gallon jar. Once the tea has seeped for about 15 minutes I let it cool down a bit before pouring through a strainer into the jar. I then shake to dissolve the sugar before filling the jug the rest of the way with cool water.
And that’s it! Chill and enjoy!!!