Thyme, Spanish

This rare and pungent thyme originating from Spain and Portugal is a very attractive, delicate plant with small, resinous leaves and upright branching producing small white blooms. It grows into a compact, nicely shaped mound with a very strong scent. Spanish Thyme is a bit more camphorous than German thyme, but still delicious as a […]

Thyme, Orange Creeping

A pretty creeping thyme with a strong orange scent with slightly variegated leaves. Makes a great rockery plant. The leaves are a refreshing addition to cooking and teas. Hardy perennial. Hardy to zone 3.

Thyme, Common

Used primarily as a culinary spice, thyme is an important medicinal as well. Used traditionally as a cough remedy and expectorant, it is also antibacterial and anti-fungal when used topically. An excellent ingredient in healing salves and cough formulas, as well as a healing tea when sick with respiratory complaints. Fragrant little plants with tiny […]

Thyme, Magic Carpet “Lemon”

Extremely low growing lemon thyme with pink blooms. Great between stones or pathways. Sweet little plant and looks beautiful in any herb garden. Hardy perennial. Hardy to zone 3.

Planting Your Herbscape

By Tina Glaessner, Herbalist and Former Proprietor of Crimson Sage Nursery, Orleans, CA Plants Mentioned in the article are listed here and have links to their Crimson Sage Nursery Pages for more information and ordering. Agastache | Angelicas of all Types | Anise Hyssop | Ashitaba | Bergamont | Bitter Melon | Black Cottonwood | […]

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Crimson Sage Nursery Summer 2020 Newsletter Bronze Fennel with honeybees Summer is in full force here on the Klamath River with temperatures staying in the triple digits and warm nights that the plants love but the humans not so much!! We find our selves in a very different world from Summer of 2019 in this […]

Growing your own herbal medicine chest

My top 10 choices of easy to grow medicinal plants that will make your garden beautiful and stock your cupboards with potent homegrown medicinal remedies!!! As the owner of Crimson Sage Nursery and a serious herbal plant lover, I am often asked, “If you had to pick your favorite medicinal herb which would it be?” […]

Cuban Oregano

Spanish Thyme, Indian Borage, Mexican Thyme. This fleshy, aromatic, plant originates from south eastern Africa, but has naturalized throughout the tropics. The leaves have a spicy scent similar to Oregano and it has been used traditionally to flavor meats. The spongy leaves have a downy sheen and are highly aromatic if brushed. Medicinally, the leaves […]

Fall shipping ends November 1st.

All Orders placed after that will be shipped in the spring.