EVERYONE likes to spice up a mojito with fresh mint or a gin and tonic with fragrant rosemary or lavender.
Imagine garnishing your favorite drink with fresh herbs from your own cocktail garden…
How do you make a cocktail garden?
A cocktail garden is a collection of plants that are grown to produce ingredients for cocktails.
Cocktail gardens can contain anything from fruits like lemons, oranges, strawberries and cucumbers to herbs like basil and thyme – all ingredients needed for fresh and fragrant cocktails.
What are the easiest homemade cocktails?
To make a mojito with fresh mint from your cocktail garden, simply whip together the sugar, lime juice and mint before adding rum, stirring in soda water and topping with ice and more fresh mint.
- The juice of a lime
- A teaspoon of granulated sugar
- A small handful of fresh mint leaves from your cocktail garden and an extra sprig of fresh mint to serve
- 60 ml white rum
- soda water to fill up
- ice cream
Strawberry gin and tonic
To prepare a strawberry G&T, whisk together the fresh strawberries and basil from your cocktail garden, add a squeeze of fresh lime before topping with gin, tonic water and more fresh strawberries and basil.
Strawberry G&T Ingredients:
- 60 ml gin
- 120 ml tonic water
- Handful of smashed fresh strawberries
- Handful of chopped fresh basil leaves
- Fresh lime to taste
For this cocktail, mix grapefruit juice, ice and vodka in a glass, add lemon juice and garnish with a lemon wedge and some fresh rosemary sources from your cocktail garden.
Rosemary Greyhound Ingredients:
- 50ml vodka
- 200 ml grapefruit juice
- Two sprigs of fresh rosemary for garnish
- A fresh lemon
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