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Growing Chives, also Garden chives

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31 Aug 13 Narelle stirey (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Like all bulbs they appreciate room, so divide your clumps regularly. Also they like a sandy but humus rich premium soil so consider that and give them side dressings of manure and pick flowers. I cut mine off at the base and sell/use both flowers and leaves to make medicinal , edible salts.
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