The Many Varieties of Thyme Suit Many Needs in the Home Garden

The Many Varieties of Thyme Suit Many Needs in the Home Garden

Herb Gardening
Thymes for kitchen use, thymes for fragrance, thymes for beauty - the many varieties of thyme suit many needs in a home garden. Everyone knows thyme as a versatile culinary ingredient, but there are also thymes that are scented of orange, lemon, and lavender. Try using thyme as a ground cover, or as a border in the flower garden. With its ease of culture and the multitude of varieties to choose from, thyme can find a place in most gardens. Most people start their thyme collection with cooking thyme (Thymus vulgaris). Not only one of the most useful kitchen herbs, the plant is also attractive with fine green foliage and tiny but abundant flowers. It may not be reliably winter hardy in the extremely colder winters, but replacement plants are…
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