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Harvest flowers: As soon as you notice that flowers are beginning to go to seed, harvest flowers. This is a good way to avoid losing the seed before you've collected them.
Dry: Secure flower heads in bundles using string or rubber band and hand upside down to dry for 2-3 weeks.
Extract Seeds: Once flowers have completely dried, shake flower heads in bag to free any seeds still in the flowers. Separate seed from chaff.
Label and store: Store seeds in a small sealed container and place in a dry and cool location. Thyme seeds usually remain viable for 2-3 years.
Thyme seeds can be difficult to germinate and take a long time to sprout. Though many people do grow time from seeds, others simply use divisions from existing thyme plants to begin. In either case, thyme does best in full sun and with well-drained soil. Optimal soil pH is about 7.0.
Sources: http://www.preservingyourharvest.com/Thyme.html ; http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/thyme/tips-for-growing-thyme-in-your-garden.htm
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