Also known as Thymus vulgaris, Thyme is a hardy perennial that has small, green, elliptic leaves and small pink flowers. A mature plant is similar to a shrub with woody stems.

Thyme is used widely in many different types of cooking and recipes. It is also a known antiseptic for medical purposes.

Thyme requires light well drained alkaline soil with full sun. If these plants are planted in raised bed, it is beneficial to their growth and upkeep. To replant, use seeds and cuttings for transplantation to encourage more growth and constant stock in your garden. There are many other kinds and species of Thyme, all of which may require different soil and growing conditions.

Fun Fact: Thyme was used in ancient times for embalming.

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