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mikethegardener

Professional gardener (who designs) and writes. NEW WEBSITE: www.gardensbymikepalmer.wordpress.com

Allium schoenoprasum

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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mikethegardener

Now is the time to: shear back chives to about 2" from the base once the flowers have gone over. If you're going to use the leaves for cooking, pick out the flower stems as they have a bitter taste. #advice #tip #chives

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titchyfra

Did mine at the weekend @mikethegardener #great minds 👍

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Diane76

I'm still waiting for my flowers to even bud!

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Puddings_pies

Great tip, I didn't know. I just picked off the spent flowers today.

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mikethegardener

@Diane76 you must be at the very top end of our land...!

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Diane76

Cumbria ☺

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