An incredibly versatile herb, chives can add a mild garlic or onion flavour to your dishes. Pick and use to flavour fish, poultry, eggs or sandwiches or garnish soups and salads. They also look great in the garden, with their attractive grass-like foliage and edible purple flowers.


How to grow chives in a garden

  1. Choose a spot in your garden that receives full sun or dappled sunlight. 
  2. Sow seeds into a rich quality soil that has been fertilised with Yates Thrive Natural Blood & Bone with Seaweed.
  3. Applications of Yates Thrive Natural Fish Seaweed+ Plant Food Concentrate every couple of weeks will help cultivate good, healthy growth.
  4. Continuous harvest promotes new growth.
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How to grow chives in a pot

  1. Choose a pot in your garden that attracts sunlight. 
  2. Sow seeds into a rich quality soil that has been fertilised with Yates Thrive Natural Blood & Bone with Seaweed.
  3. Applications of Yates Thrive Natural Fish Seaweed+ Plant Food Concentrate every couple of weeks will help cultivate good, healthy growth.
  4. Continuous harvest promotes new growth.

Yates varieties

Garlic Chives (Organic)

A versatile herb that adds a mild garlic-onion flavour to fish, poultry, eggs, and savoury sauces.

Garlic Chives - 'Gow Choy'

A versatile herb that adds a delicate garlic flavour to dishes. Also known as Gow Choy or Chinese Leek, they are used extensively in Asian cuisine.


Growing tips

  • Chives flourish in pots which means you can have some growing right outside the kitchen door.

 



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Bay Tree

Bay Trees are versatile plants and easy to maintain. The aromatic leaves can be used for Italian dishes, stews and soups – yummy!

Thyme

Thyme makes an attractive ground cover & is perfect for flavouring stock, stuffing & sauces. Once it’s established, it won’t need much attention at all.

Rosemary

Rosemary is an attractive herb with needle-like leaves with lavender blue small flowers that are attractive to bees. Perfect to combine with lamb dishes.


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