Grow Chives and Use Them in Cooking

Learn how to grow chives and use them in cooking.

Blooming Chives
The leaves are shaped like tiny tubes that taper to a point. They grow in clumps and emerge in early spring from winter dormancy, followed quickly by the lilac-to-rosy pink, clover-like blooms on 12- to 24-inch long stems.
Photo by Barbara Pleasant