A familiar member of the onion family, the lowly chive (Allium schoenoprasum) is one of the earliest edibles to appear in the garden. Think you know all there is to know about this under-estimated herb?
Mark MacDonald at West Coast Seeds offers details on the origins of this useful plant and cultivation tips to keep your chives growing happily.
Read the article. While you are visiting this Canadian seed house, browse the other articles in the Garden Wisdom Blog.
Oh, and did I mention West Coast Seeds has an inspiring online seed catalogue? If you fall in love with a plant, watch out for its hardiness, as this is a BC-based seed house.
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