Mint is an easy herb to grow. Most people buy a tiny mint plant at the garden store and pop it into the garden, and that’s pretty well that.
How to: Grow a Year-Round Salad Garden
How to: Grow a Salad Garden in a 2' x 2' box. Experiment: how many of these would I need to feed myself? Note: if making more than one, leave out the carrots and radishes. Replace some chard with kale. Add green onions.
Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either! I put coffee grounds and egg shells in my garden all the time.