Packet of Piccolo Seeds Thyme de Provence

Packet of Piccolo Seeds Thyme de Provence

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Beautiful and colourful seed packets, made from sustainable and completely recyclable materials from Piccolo Seeds make fine gifts for any kitchen gardener and a contemporary, green-fingered audience. These selected seeds are packed with sustainable and completely recyclable materials. 

This is just part of the wide collection of fruit, edible flowers, herbs and vegetable seeds available in our bricks and mortar shop or mail order if you give us a call.

Thyme De Provence, or ‘Summer Thyme’, is a popular perennial herb that is well known for its culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. With its tiny, soft, grey-green leaves and small, pinkish flowers, Thyme de Provence is spicier than common thyme and is the preferred option in authentic French cuisine. In fact, it is the leading component in the famous Herbes de Provence dried-herb mix, as well as in the Bouquet garni – a bundle of string-tied herbs used to flavour soups and stews. Thyme can be found beyond the library’s ‘cookery’ section, though; it has long been a key ingredient in folk medicine and is listed frequently in spell handbooks. Historically, it’s had a major role in vision-inducing love potions, fairy-producing unguents and, as the botanist Nicholas Culpeper recommended, nightmare remedies.