Thyme, David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm
greenhouses, Burlington, ON, May 12 2010
|Grown at Hutchinson Farm since
2010. Available May 2016, in 4½" pots and
Winter Hardiness: Perennial
Light Requirements: Sun, part sun
Height: 6 - 8"
Habit: Mounded, spreads
Where to plant: Well drained soil in your garden,
- In the
With its variegated
leaves, this thyme may be the prettiest herb
in your garden. Plant in the ground, and lemon
thyme will survive most winters as it is
hardier than regular thyme.
- In the
Run your fingers through the
leaves of lemon thyme, and you will discover
why it has so many uses, especially baked
fish, marinades, fried veggies, fruit salad,
even cookies! Use in any recipe that calls for
a bit of lemon. Steep in boiling water for a
Cut off young shoots, strip
leaves from stem when possible. Depending on
severity of the winter, Lemon Thyme may be
harvested for most of the winter.
Dry, or blanche and freeze.