Aromatic leaves season meats, poultry, stews, sauces, soups and dressings.
Thyme is one of the most widely used culinary herbs. It is grown both as a decorative and a functional plant in many home gardens, and bees use its pollen to make delectable honey. It is easy to grow and adaptable to most soils and climatic conditions and is perennial in USDA zone 4-8. Start early indoors.