• Position Thymes require good drainage and a sunny position.

• Propagation Raise thyme from seed in spring, but propagate varieties by cuttings and by division.

• Maintenance Weed the carpeting thymes regularly.

• Pests and diseases There are none of significance if grown in full sun. Substances leached from the leaves of thyme inhibit surrounding plant growth, reducing weed and grass competition.

• Harvesting and storing Thyme is low in moisture and easily air-dried out of direct sunlight. It retains its flavor.

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