- Grows well in pots, or at the front of beds and borders.
- You can grow it indoors on a sunny windowsill
- Choose a sunny spot with light, well-draining soil. If in pots, make sure they have good drainage.
- Plant 30cm apart
- If growing in pots, 3 plants in a 30cm wide pot will be fine, and you can re-pot them into larger pots if they grow too big.
- Let the soil dry out a bit between watering
- Trim back woody stems after the plant flowers, this will keep the plant nice and bushy.
- Harvest sprigs of thyme by cutting them off as you need them throughout the year.
Annual or Perennial?
Thyme is an evergreen, but will become a bit woody over winter.
Is Thyme good for Companion Planting?
Thyme makes a good plant for offering ground cover to suppress weeds, and also to attract bees and pollinators but it doesn't have any specific companion plant qualities.