Chives are usually used as a herb, and can be utilised in a wide range of recipes. Thank you for a wonderful hub about a little plant that most people, including me, only use on their baked potatoes. It's requested for Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthday parties, potlucks and other gatherings. Chives hold ornamental interest throughout their growing season, spring... 2. Use Chive Plants to Control Soil Erosion. Thank you. Thanks so much. I love chive plants we have in our garden and in with the flowers. And since I drink my coffee black and plain, and rarely finish a cup, the cold dregs are going to the chives! Thanks we need to know the details of cooking chives real ones from india if we ca . I love the flavor and I know the flowers are pretty, but I learned a lot more about them that I didn't know. Many votes! Your enthusiasm for the idea was the push I needed. Choline also helps with mood, memory, muscle control, and other brain and nervous system functions. In terms of culinary appeal, the flavor of chives is considerably milder than onion or garlic. TY for this Hub. marisuewrites from USA on September 05, 2010: Wow,this is so interesting! Create a stunning outdoor garden display. Kindly respond. lol. The seed has a fairly short viability and should not be used when more than 1 year old. wadoods, thank you for your thoughtful comment. Chopped fresh garlic chives are often used to give a bit of extra flavor to a noodle stir-fry. Make an herb butter with chives as a savory accompaniment to corn on the cob or hot biscuits. Use chives to replace parsley. Freezing chive flowers is a wonderful idea! Chives is a fictional character, featured in the SuperMarioLogan series. Propagation of Chives: Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. It … Study finds that mindfulness does not actively reduce stress, COVID-19 live updates: Total number of cases passes 63.8 million. Thanks for the great comment. I eat them right in the garden and like to use them in our food. Chives are full of opportunities, and I hope the pics contributed to conveying that idea. I will even bite a bloom! It's a great way to contain those runners. However, a person would need to eat more than the average serving size of chives to get these health benefits. Bless you Sally, we may miles apart but at least we can make each other laugh. The edible flowers can be … It's really easy to do. Some research has specifically suggested that allium vegetables, including chives, could have anticancer effects. Sherri (author) from Southeastern Pennsylvania on May 27, 2010: Linda, I'm glad you enjoyed this info. The oil has antibacterial properties. They were very tasty - but so prolific! When I first started growing roses, I just planted chive around them because I liked the contrasts, just like your mom does. It was na omen when I saw this hub, voted up and bookmarked. Peggy, you bring up a good point. Sherri (author) from Southeastern Pennsylvania on March 09, 2012: LOL, KarenCreftor, I respond to either. Flavorful chives and onions are often added to Chinese stir-fries. Garlic Chives Uses. 10 Uses for Chives. They are in the Allium genus, which also includes garlic, onions, and leeks. Hello, hello, from London, UK on May 21, 2010: You wrote an excellent hub with so much information and many tips. The herb can be preserved by crushing in a mixer with cold water, It forms a viscous green liquid .This liquid can be stored in ice cube form in the fridge. I can already picture a carafe of ice-cold water with chive-cubes. Use chives to top your baked potatoes, soups, omelettes, and more. Angela Brummer from Lincoln, Nebraska on June 04, 2012: I love eating chives did not realize that they were so easy to grow and had so many uses. MNT is the registered trade mark of Healthline Media. But then, after my darling late husband went outside one day and removed all the logs from around all the remainders of the veggie garden - and then around my still thriving herb garden, I became a bit alarmed. Holle Abee from Georgia on June 05, 2010: I love chives and often grow my own. As usual, your hub is so informative and a visual delight, ST. Cooked garlic chives help in treating digestive, kidney, and liver problems.