There are differences in height, spread and flowering from spikes to inter leaf flowers. You will find that both lavender and rosemary are a great addition to a sunny garden with free draining soil, but lavender will be used more in sweet dishes and rosemary in savory.
Gardener’s may say rosemary and thyme have similar growing needs, being drought tolerant and sun loving. Requiring adequate drainage but little else from the soil. Chefs will have an understanding of he depth of flavor from rosemary and the pine notes from both. The subtle citrus from lemon thyme.
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