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    Default Cheeky chives

    Hi.
    Anyone else have chives that are flowering in October ?
    I also have some spring bulbs coming up. But that's a different story...
    I live in the North West of England, Manchester.

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    My chives are just finishing flowering - time to collect the seeds.
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    VC my main bunch of chives which are planted under my apple tree did what they were supposed to do during the spring and summer months. These are clearly renegade... They have just started to flower.
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    Quote Originally Posted by veggiechicken View Post
    My chives are just finishing flowering - time to collect the seeds.
    Aren't garlic chive flowers pretty.
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    When they've flowered I chop them back and they grow and flower again. I can get three lots of flowers a year for normal chives. The garlic chives seem to flower a lot later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bren In Pots View Post
    Aren't garlic chive flowers pretty.
    .......and they smell of roses. Weird!!
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    My garlic chives are growing well but no flowers.
    Perhaps it's because I dug them up and split them earlier this year.

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    Mine are doing this too! I only noticed because of your post!

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