Chives herb seeds (Allium schoenoprasum), Mild onion flavour for salads, sauces and soups. Very decorative mauve pompom flower heads. Chives grow to a height of approximately 30cm.
March to May,
In boxes or pots in cold frame or covered with glass or polythene.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, prick off into pots or boxes and grow on until ready for planting out.
Once height desired has been reached by cutting a bunch of stems with scissors, then finely chop the herb chives using a kitchen knife and sprinkle over salads or add to soups and sauces.