What is a chive?

Answer a herb from the allium family. it tastes like mild onion or garlic.

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How to Eat Chive Flowers?

When a chive plant in an herb garden begins to bloom in the spring, a gardener has some delicious options for using these dainty and delectable blossoms. Because the chive blossoms possess a simila... Read More »

How do I care for a chive plant?

Watering ChivesKeep the soil evenly moist. Although chives are drought-tolerant, the plants will be larger, healthier and more productive with regular watering.Fertilizing ChivesFertilize chives at... Read More »

How do I plant chive bulbs?

PlantingPlant chive bulbs in spring, after any danger of frost has passed. Select a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Add 2 to 3 inches of compost or manure to the soil and work it in thoroughly. ... Read More »

Are chive plant flowers edible?

The blossoms from the chive plant are edible. Chives are a type of allium, or flowering onion. The blossoms have a mild flavor and may be used when a light onion taste and scent are desired.Referen... Read More »