THE Thyme is this aromatic plant with green foliage and which brings sun and flavors from the south to our plates.
Of his Latin name Thymus, thyme grows in the wild on the floors hot And sunny of the Mediterranean basin.
The thyme is a aromatic grass who is more Easy to grow in pots that in earth and which takes not a lot of place, perfect for smaller spaces. So you can easily enjoy the Mediterranean flavors of fresh thyme leaves by pushing it at home with a plantation and a pot culture.
Thyme leaves are perfect aromatic herbs to flavor your meats and fish, but also your potatoes and your vegetables for example. And even the beautiful thyme flowers are edible.
Our advice for successfully planting thyme seeds and for the maintenance of your plants.
Originally from the south, thyme is a plant that loves the sun and needs to be in a good place sunny. Pot culture represents in this sense a real advantage since you can Easily move Your plant to offer it sunbathing for several hours every day, indoors or outdoors. Potting in pots also allows you to protect your thyme cultivation in the event of too cool temperatures or significant rains.
The ideal period of the year to plant thyme in pots is the Beginning of spring, between March and April, but the aromatic plant can also be planted in early fall.
Thyme pot plantation
For the pot plantation of your thyme seeds, it is advisable to opt for pots with a fairly wide diameter, about 25 cm, or a planter or Balcony Urban Cuisine. You can accompany your thyme plant with a variety that does not require a lot of water, like our Organic officinal rosemary For example.
To prepare the plantation, it is advisable to start by installing on the ground A thin layer of gravel. It will ensure the right one drainage of the ground.
Then you can add soil On the ground, mixed with garden soil, if you have one. If you don't have one, the soil alone will suit perfectly.
You can now sow Your thyme seeds, then cover with a small layer of soil.
Finally sprinkle your plant of water in delicately fine rain and without excess.
Watering and maintenance of thyme plants
You will understand, the Thyme is an aromatic plant in the South, in this sense it is sun lover And don't really like the cold. It is therefore really important to place your plant in a place that ensures a Sun exposure.
For the ground, thyme does not need to be in a very fresh earth. It is recommended for cultivation of thyme in a jar to maintain a Regular watering without excess. One of our tips for a successful thyme culture: you can remove the saucer and highlight your pot so that the roots of your aromatic plant do not dip in water.
Cultivate thyme in pots with Urban Cuisine.
Urban Cuisine You make it easier to cultivate thyme, from planting seeds to plant maintenance, while guaranteeing you to obtain fresh and tasty aromatic herbs. Our cork cork pot of organic common thyme, manufactured in France from oak-curle is sold with a Organic common thyme culture clod, a small cube of vegetable fibers optimized in nutrients which contains thyme seeds developed in France. This Cork pot is then reusable with any Our varieties of crop of aromatic herbs and organic fruits and vegetables.