I planted a little shoot of mint, anyway, and strategically placed it in the corner of the growbed where I thought I could control it.
|baby apple mint|
I decided to cut it all back before going on vacation. This gave it a chance to develop runners, much like a lilac or strawberry. Beneath the rocks, it crept along.
|notice the root growth on the runner|
Check out Affnan's experience with mint in Malaysia.