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I have garden mint, basil and parsley growing in a trough. Firstly, is this ok or will the mint overpower them? Secondly, all the plants seem lifeless, can I chop them down to a stalk? Will they regrow?



Keep your pruning shears handy, since mint will definitely try to take over! Unless you change the soil in the trough, expect to have a trough of mint next year, with no space for anything else.

15 Jul, 2010


Exactly as Tugbrethil says - mint is lovely but will take over very quickly and outsize everything else.

15 Jul, 2010

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