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Growing Thyme

Person Author: Lajos Szabo Calender May 16, 2012 Posted Tags: , , Comment 2 Comments
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Thyme is an other Mediterranean herb which is very common in english gardens. Thyme has very attractive foliage, and long-lasting, pretty flowers. Easy to grow and as other Mediterranean herbs is drought tolerant. This perennial grows up to 35 cm tall. Thymol gives the plants their unique flavour and it is antiseptic and an active ingredient in mouthwash. Thyme is widely used to flavour many meat and root vegetable dishes. Very easy to dry herb, and if you grow a few plants in your garden you can even pinch them a bit during the winter. Growing Thyme by dividing Growing thyme is best by dividing existing plants. The plant has to be at least 3 years old. Just dig up your plant and divide the roots and pot them into a pot or just plant them straight where they are to grow. However

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