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Thyme is an aromatic perennial herb that is actually in the same family as mint. It has woody stems and often grows close to the ground with small leaves. This delicious herb can be added to soups and stews, or it can be added to olive oil for a nice spread or dipping sauce. Thyme can also be used to infuse honey!

 

Growing Tips:

Sun Requirements: Full sun.

Space Requirements: 12 inches.

Water Requirements: Keep the thyme well-watered especially in dry parts of the season.

Soil Requirements: Nutrient-rich and well-draining soil

Harvesting: Harvest sprigs of leaves throughout the season before it flowers.

Storage: Thyme leaves can be refrigerated, stored in olive oil, frozen in ice cubes, or dried.

 

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 0 g

Total Fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 0 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 0.1 g

         Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g

Protein: 0 g

Vitamin A: 19 IU

Vitamin C: 1 mg

Calcium: 2 mg

Iron: 0.1 mg