Chives are a hardy perennial and will grow in sun or partial shade. They like rich moist soil. Cut the flowers to encourage leaf growth.

chives by fence (May2006)

sage by fence

chives near back fence, along with sweet woodruff, cranesbill, parsley, garlic and ginger mint (May2006)


closer view of chives (May2006)


...to bay, chives, coriander, mint, nasturtium, sage, viola in our garden
...to herb bouquet

...to recipes from OUR kitchen - herbs commonly used in our kitchen: chives

...to blog from OUR kitchen - eggs fauxrentine revisited - asparagus rules! (WHB#187: chives)