We all know that old story about planting mint in a pot with no bottom, to restrict the spread of it... and it's not just mint that needs a bit of a firm hand:…
They are very frost hardy. They should be planted in loose, moist, well-drained soil with sun or partial-shade, make sure you water well in the summer.
By seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn. Selected cultivars should be propagated by division only.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.