Thyme is a cornerstone of the classic French fines herbes
. Thyme is best raised as transplants sown indoors 6 to 8 weeks prior to setting out (with as little root disturbance as possible) after the last spring frost date
. Thyme is lovely with eggs, meat, chicken, fish, seafood chowder, traditional Dutch Pea soup and in Cajun cuisine. Bee friendly. Deer resistant. Perennial. Height: 10" to 12". Average seed life: 1 year.