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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Nov 2, 2014 6:01 PM CST

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Garlic Chives (Allium tuberosum)

What a wonderful garden plant, with so many uses!

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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Nov 2, 2014 6:02 PM CST
A beautiful banner too! Big Grin
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Name: Arlene
Grantville, GA (Zone 8a)
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abhege
Nov 2, 2014 6:11 PM CST
I agree
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Newyorkrita
Nov 2, 2014 7:16 PM CST
How pretty!
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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dave
Nov 2, 2014 7:55 PM CST

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Such a beautiful bloom!! Every garden should have these.
Name: Natalie
North Central Idaho (Zone 7a)
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Natalie
Nov 2, 2014 8:20 PM CST
This reminded me that I forgot to dig up a clump of garlic chives when I was at our other house! Better add that to the list! One of my favorite garden plants, because of the smell. Lovey dubby Besides smelling wonderful, it is also very pretty!

A perfect banner, Dave! And yes, I can smell it! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!
Natalie
Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Nov 2, 2014 9:34 PM CST
Great banner. Thumbs up
This is the first banner I have seen that I instantly knew the name, botanical and common, without having to double-check. Hurray!

If you cover some of the plants with a tall black plastic pot you can blanch the greens until they turn white/almost white and they are easier to digest. I learned this from my friend PlantSister.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Nov 3, 2014 5:42 AM CST
That makes a beautiful banner! What a pure white can do to grab one's attention Thumbs up
Vickie
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Name: Tara
NE, Florida (Zone 9a)
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terrafirma
Nov 3, 2014 6:13 AM CST
Beautiful banner! Thumbs up And oh so tasty! Love the Garlic chives....in nearly everything! Whistling
Name: Arlene
Grantville, GA (Zone 8a)
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abhege
Nov 3, 2014 7:51 AM CST
I have used the flowers in bouquets I sell at market. They are so pretty!
Name: Natalie
North Central Idaho (Zone 7a)
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Natalie
Nov 3, 2014 9:58 AM CST
I have to admit that I've never tasted them! I really wasn't sure if they were edible or not! Hilarious!
Natalie
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
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rocklady
Nov 3, 2014 3:04 PM CST
Don't have any as yet but I'm convinced I should add them to the list! They make a beautiful banner, Dave.
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