Thyme was first cultivated by the Assyrians and used to treat nightmares and short-windedness. It was brought to the American colonies at an early date, and Jefferson recorded it in his list of "Objects for the garden" in 1794.
Garden thyme is an evergreen shrub grown as a perennial groundcover. Sow seed indoors in sterile, seed-starting mix. Thyme prefers full sun and well-drained soil. USDA Zones 5-9.
Approximately 280 seeds per pack.
Line Drawing from Herbs Coloring Book by Stefen Bernath (1977). zone5, zone6, zone7, zone8, zone9