Thanks to a busy schedule the last couple of weeks, I had left my chives to fend for themselves. Thankfully, their height
kept them from being choked out by runaway mint! Before I knew it, the chives were starting to create bulbous pods on the end of their stalks. Because I’ve never let chives go into bloom, I decided to wait and discover what would come next.
Well, after a week of “vacay,” I returned home to the most beautiful and unique flowers. If you’re not aware, chives are in the allium family. They produce very large round flowers that look almost surreal or created on some planet far, far from here.
So–needless to say, I am delighted to have a garden full! I’ve been reading a bit on chive flowers today so let me share a few tips and tricks with you:
Ideas I’m going to try in the kitchen:
Yummm! Hmmm–wondering how many of those really need to be in the flower arrangement?