How to Grow Wild Thyme

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Wild Thyme Wild thyme is known by a few common names, such as mother of thyme, or creeping Thyme. Wild thyme is native to most of Europe and North Africa. It is a low subshrub growing to 2 cm tall with creeping stems up to 10 cm long, with oval evergreen leaves 3-8 mm long. It has strongly scented flowers that …

How to grow French Thyme in your Garden

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French Thyme Thymus vulgaris Perennial (hardy in zones 4-9) When to Sow: Spring, late summer to early fall Ease of Germination: Easy Thymus vulgaris is often used in cooking. French thyme is the variety preferred by the French.  It has narrow leaves, distinctly greyer and sweeter than English thyme. Needs some winter protection in cold climates. Thyme can be used …