Friday, 11 June 2010

Chive Friday

Close up of the chives growing in the garden. I have not used photoshop on the photograph. This is what the chives look like, close up. Last year, I was fortunate to capture some bees, this year I haven't seen so many.

13 comments:

  1. wow, thats a great photo! Are you planning on eating the flowers or leaving them to look pretty?

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  2. Purple happens to be one of my top 5 selective color choices. Your chive flowers are delicate and yet show a lot of strength. Your garden seems to be coming along really well. I'm enjoying all your progress ;o)
    Have a nice day.
    Flavourful wishes, Claudia

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  3. Thanks Sooz.
    I'm planning on eating some and have done so already, very oniony. The others are there really for the bees, but I will cut some of the chive stems as and when i need them for eating.


    Claudia.
    I'd happily wear purple every day now.
    I''m hapoing to get some more gardening done today. For a start I have a bean frame to build.
    Have wonderful weekend.

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  4. Put the chive flowers in White Wine Vinegar....yummy!

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  5. Little Messy Missy.
    I'm Liking the idea. How much white wine vinegar to chive flower heads?

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  6. Gorgeous flowers, the colours are just beautiful!

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  7. Chive flowers look very beautiful.Love the purple color of the flowers.

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  8. Wow! What a lovely photo of the chives! Do you use your chive flowers in your salads? I do. It gives the salad a nice touch of color and a slight onion flavor too.

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  9. Thank you Joan.
    Yes, I do. I agree with you, the chives Add both colour and flavour!

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  10. I have tagged you on my blog!
    ;-)

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  11. Thank you so, so much for thinking of me Patricia.

    I'm a little busy early this week, so will be over later on.

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