Herbs: Fantastically versatile in the kitchen, thyme (Thymus vulgare) is also great for growing in pots or along the edge of paths. Discover more about how to grow it at: http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/thymus-vulgare/350.html Photo: Paul Debois
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Lemon Thyme Herbs: How To Grow Lemon Thyme Plants - Growing lemon thyme plants (Thymus x citriodus) are a lovely addition to an herb garden, rock garden or border or as container plants. A popular herb grown not only for its culinary uses but for its attractive foliage, lemon thyme plants can be planted to form a ground cover or among pavers along a path or patio. The tiny flowers are a bee attractor, aiding in the pollination of surrounding plants.
Thyme plants do best when they are pruned regularly. Taking the time to trim thyme, not only creates a nicer looking plant, but also helps improve the amount you can harvest from the plant. Learn more here.
Creeping Thyme. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Blooms all summer long. Will tolerate all soil types, is drought tolerant. This old-fashioned perennial has a year round display of color. In early summer the plants are covered with stunning pinkish-rose flowers that last until the first hard frost. The stunning foliage stays all through the winter months. A very hardy perennial that attracts butterflies.
Our perennial garden has at least 3 herb plants, and I really should a) positively identify them, and b) start using them! I know for sure we have chives. But I think we also have sage (or tarragon), possibly thyme, probably rosemary and maybe even some mint.
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