Reasons to Consider a
Creeping Thyme Lawn
1. A creeping thyme lawn requires less water than traditional turf grasses.
2. In most cases, a creeping thyme lawn won’t grow more than 3 inches high.
Instead of growing upward, creeping thyme spreads outward, sprawling across and filling in thinly covered or bare areas of a lawn.
4. Deer will steer clear of a creeping thyme lawn.
While creeping thyme falls in the “deer-resistant” category, this doesn’t mean that deer will never eat it. But if given a choice between creeping thyme or something else, they’ll usually opt for the latter.
5. A flowering creeping thyme lawn will attract pollinators.
6. A creeping thyme lawn can stand up to foot traffic.
Don’t let the soft nature or gentle flowers of this herb fool you. Creeping thyme lawns bounce back quickly, even after being trampled by rambunctious kids.
7. The best time to harvest a creeping thyme lawn is in the morning.
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