Chives

Chives are part of the onion family - their grass-like stems can be cut to improve the flavour of many dishes.

Midlands, UK

Sow Direct

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Harvest

Sow Indoors / Plant Out

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Plant Out
Harvest

How To Grow

Chives can be raised from seed sown in March. Space the clumps about 22 cms apart and divide every 3 or 4 years. Water the plants regularly.

How/When To Harvesting

Cut the grassy leaves to within 2 or 3 cms of soil level - never snip off the tips and never leave the flower-heads to open if you want a regular supply of leaves.