How to have a wild thyme with no regrets

Jackie French
By Jackie French
May 7 2022 - 2:30pm
Breckland wild thyme produces stunning masses of flowers. Picture: Shutterstock

Every garden has a spot like ours - under the eaves so it never gets any rain, dry soil, more like dust. You tell yourself that you are going to water it twice a week, or once a week at least. You are going to mulch it every summer so that dust becomes rich soil, and give it slow-release plant food. The flowers and herbs will look stunning against your wall.

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Jackie French

Jackie French

Canberra Times columnist

Jackie French is an Australian author, historian, ecologist and honourary wombat (part time), 2014-2015 Australian Children' Laureate and 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. She also writes a gardening column for The Canberra Times.