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English creeping thyme, also known as wild thyme or thymus serpyllum, is a flowering plant and member of the mint family. It is a dwarf shrub that can produce a variety of fragrances. More »

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Creeping thyme, or mother-of-thyme, seeds or starter plants should be planted outdoors in the spring, after all chance of frost has passed or in early fall for best results. Established plants can be divided and replante... More »

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Some artificial ground cover options include microclover, fescue grass and creeping thyme. Artificial turf is also a popular option that looks very similar to natural grass. More »

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