Green Thumb Sunday: Dad’s chives

I took this photo of chives in my Dad’s garden back in September.

Dad’s chives

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9 Responses to “Green Thumb Sunday: Dad’s chives”

  1. 1 deb November 12, 2006 at 10:27 am

    Mmmmmm chives! Best with sour cream on a hot baked potato ;~)
    Have a great Sunday!

  2. 2 Alice November 12, 2006 at 3:54 pm

    So fresh and green, and such a wonderful plant – you keep cutting and it keeps growing. They are also very pretty in flower.

  3. 3 inadvertentgardener November 12, 2006 at 4:54 pm

    Deb, that’s one of my favorite ways to enjoy them, too.

    Alice, I finally got to experience chive flowers for the first time this summer, and you’re right…they are beautiful. I have a photo of one that I’ll probably post on an upcoming Sunday.

  4. 4 Mrs Lifecruiser November 12, 2006 at 6:50 pm

    Really fresh ones! Great. Yes, chives flowers are wonderful!

  5. 5 roy November 13, 2006 at 7:21 am

    Nice fresh looking chives. They are really worth growing, it’s the sort of herb thats always there. My wife uses Chives all the time, she makes a very nice cheese and Chive scone. Have a nice week.

  6. 6 Colleen November 13, 2006 at 9:35 am

    I haven’t grown chives yet… are all making me think I need to plant some :-) Great photo, Genie!

  7. 7 inadvertentgardener November 14, 2006 at 10:01 pm

    Mrs. Lifecruiser, they looked even fresher in person, and were delicious!

    Roy, I grew two kinds this year and didn’t use them nearly enough. There’s always next year, I guess…

    Colleen, I definitely recommend it. They’re such a delicious herb! They dry really well, too.

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