This creeping, mat-like perennial is a kitchen staple. Whether harvested and dried or used fresh, this thyme will bring flavor front and center. It can even be used in salad dressings or as a sore throat remedy.
Thyme: Thyme is a classic culinary herb from the mint family. It has been used over the ages in ancient Egypt to Greece as burnt incense to flavorings for cheese and even tucked under pillow in Europe as a way to encourage good dreams! As a perennial can provide flavors, scents and food for pollinators for years to come.
Growing Tips: Plant Thyme 6 to 8 inches apart for a continuous stand. Thyme loves some well-drained, light soil. While it can tolerate some part shade well, it does appreciate a nice sunny spot.