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Image of Thymus vulgaris

Mark A. Miller

(Common Thyme, Narrow-leaf French Thyme)

Thyme is one of the most versatile herbs for the garden. Its ornamental value, varied culinary uses, and natural pest repelling abilities make thyme a must-have in any kitchen garden. To read more about using thyme to repel pests in the vegetable patch, go to: http://www.learn2grow.com/gardeningguides/edibles/herbs/GardenGuardians.aspx Thyme’s linear to elliptical gray-green, finely hairy leaves retain their fragrance and color throughout the year in all but the coldest climates. In late spring...

Image of Thymus x citriodorus photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Lemon Thyme)

Talk about a great culinary thyme! Lemon thyme is an attractive, wonderfully flavorful perennial herb with a low, spreading, bushy habit. From early to midsummer it bears many small, rounded clusters of pale lilac flowers that become thronged by bees. Its tiny, oval, evergreen leaves are dark green and smell of citrus and thyme when bruised. These can be harvested throughout the season and combine well with fish, poultry, and vegetables. It is a cross between the European species Thymus pulegioides...

Image of Thymus x citriodorus

Jesse Saylor

(Lemon Thyme)

Talk about a great culinary thyme! Bearing medium-green leaves that are lined in silvery white, this cultivar of lemon thyme is an attractive and wonderfully flavorful perennial herb with a low, spreading, bushy habit. From early to midsummer it bears many small, condensed spikes of pale lilac flowers. Its tiny oval evergreen leaves smell of citrus and thyme when bruised. These can be harvested throughout the season and combine well with fish, poultry, and vegetables.

Thyme does well with heat...

Image of Thymus x citriodorus

Jesse Saylor

(Lemon Thyme)

Talk about a great culinary thyme! Bearing medium-green leaves edged in golden yellow, 'Gold King' is an attractive and wonderfully flavorful perennial herb with a slightly more upright, bushy habit. From early to midsummer this lemon thyme bears many small, condensed spikes of pale lilac flowers. Its tiny oval evergreen leaves smell of citrus and thyme when bruised. These can be harvested throughout the season and combine well with fish, poultry, and vegetables.

Thyme does well with heat and...

(Lemon Thyme)

Talk about a great culinary thyme! Bearing medium-green leaves that are more generously edged and splashed with cream than are those of 'Silver Queen', this cultivar of lemon thyme is an attractive and wonderfully flavorful perennial herb with a low, spreading, bushy habit. From early to midsummer 'Silver King' bears many small, condensed spikes of pale lilac flowers. Its tiny oval evergreen leaves smell of citrus and thyme when bruised. These can be harvested throughout the season and combine well...

Image of Thymus x citriodorus

Mark Kane

(Lemon Thyme)

Talk about a great culinary thyme! Bearing medium-green leaves edged and splashed with silver and cream, Silver Queen lemon thyme is an attractive and wonderfully flavorful perennial herb with a low, spreading, bushy habit. From early to midsummer it bears many small, condensed spikes of pale lilac flowers. Its tiny oval evergreen leaves smell of citrus and thyme when bruised. These can be harvested throughout the season and combine well with fish, poultry, and vegetables.

Thyme does well with...

Image of Valeriana officinalis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Garden Valerian)

The white to light pink flower rounded flower clusters of garden valerian have a musky-sweet scent when smelled from close by. The blooms of this tall herbaceous perennial are borne on sturdy, sparsely leaved, chest-high stems. Eurasian in origin, valerian was originally used as a folk herb and is still available as a dietary supplement to aid with sleep disorders, among other ailments.

Garden valerian grows from a short underground rhizome which has a musky odor that attracts cats. Its ferny...