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How to Grow Thyme Herb

Perennial, Thymus vulgaris

Thyme is a perennial herb, grown for both it's culinary uses, as well as it's pretty flowers. It's popular to grow thyme in the herb garden.

Thyme has pungent, yet pleasing aroma and flavor. Growing 8-12 inches, Thyme plants have grayish leaves, and woody stems. Thyme herb plants produce a profusion of tiny purplish white flowers. Flowers produce a fragrant scent.

Try growing Thyme as border pants, or in containers.

How to Grow Thyme:

Thyme is easy to grow. They prefer full sun. Thyme will do well in a variety of soils, even poor ones. They also are tolerant of dry conditions.

Thyme are grown from seed. Start them indoors six weeks before the last frost. Give seedlings plenty of sun. You can also sow seeds directly into the garden. Cover lightly with fine garden soil.

Space seeds or seedlings 8" apart.

Established plants need little or no attention.Water plants only during extended dry periods. Add a general purpose fertilizer once or twice a season.

Cut leaves and dry them in a cool, shady place. More information on harvesting and drying herbs.

Uses for Thyme:

Thyme is popular to the kitchen. Use it to flavor meats, sauces, fish, fish chowders, soups, stews, sauces, and flavored vinegars.

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