Storing thyme

Harvest and Store
June 11, 2011


ThymeLast month the wild thyme produced soft new shoots that were about to bloom.


ThymeHarvest the thyme during bolting and flowering: cut the green shoots, wash and dry, then place them in a shady and ventilated spot.


ThymeOnce dried, you can crush the leaves or keep the shoots whole, so that they can be used for bouquet garni.

The thyme of these pictures is wild thyme, but the same recommendations apply to other thyme varieties: regular thyme (vulgaris), lemon, variegated, silver...



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Comments

Author: Isaac
12/06/2011

Hello
wow, grazie per la info, ho subito controllato il mio timo e ho visto che era in fase pre-fioritura anche!
Molto bello questo blog, e il mio primo anno coltivando diverse piante e senza questo blog sarei abbastanza perso!
Cordiali saluti da Trieste,
Isaac


Author: Graziana
13/06/2011

Grazie Isaac e buon divertimento con il tuo nuovo hobby!


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