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Chives: a perennial favourite

Person Author: Ryan Lewis Calender April 13, 2012 Posted Tags: , , , , Comment No Comments

I have several favourite perennial herbs but Chives, in all its forms, has to be the one herb that I have planted most, finding homes in at least 5 different locations – a sign that it’s well loved and well used. It’s resilient, largely maintenance free and it doesn’t need a lot, if any care. In fact, it’s so easy to grow that once you have an established clump you can simply divide it and pot it on or add it to another area of the garden or vegetable garden. It’s a truly versatile plant and is happy in most situations as long as it gets a good bit of sun. It makes for a great container plant also and is largely drought tolerant. The beauty of this plant, however, is that it has a dual purpose. Chives are not just delicious, having a light onion or garlic taste, but the

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