07/25/2013 08:40 am ET Updated Sep 24, 2013

Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Some Beautiful, Tasty Thyme

There's a spot for versatile thyme in almost every garden. Depending on the variety, it can spread out to its heart's content as a ground cover, sprawl over a wall, tuck neatly into a small corner, edge a garden with a row of rounded small shrubs or settle nicely into a container. It grows easily in most zones, surviving as an evergreen perennial in all but the more extreme climates, such as those that are very cold or hot and humid. Its white, pink and lavender flowers attract pollinating bees, which other edibles will appreciate.

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