1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon pepper
1 medium lemon, sliced
Tuck wings under chicken; tie drumsticks together. Fill cavity with celery, onion and apple. Place in a 6-qt. slow cooker, breast side up. Rub chicken with oil; rub with rosemary, salt, thyme, paprika, garlic and pepper. Top with lemon.
Cook, covered, on low until a thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reads at least 170°-175°, 4-5 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker; tent with foil. Discard vegetables. Let chicken stand 15 minutes before carving.