Chives are nutritional powerhouses

Chives are grass-like in appearance and are the smallest member of the onion family. They are related to onions, shallots, garlic and leeks and contain many of the same properties. Chives are mainly cultivated for culinary purposes and are especially popular with egg and cheese dishes. History of chives Marco Polo has been credited with …

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Alliums

alliums

The Allium family of plant includes onions, garlic, shallots, leeks, and scallions The latin word allium literally means ‘garlic’. Alliums are herbaceous perennials with flowers produced on scapes, a flower stem. Hardiness: Alliums can be grown in Zones 3 to 9, depending upon the species and the cultivar. Alliums aren’t terribly picky: Most alliums grow …

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