St. Louis Herb Society
 
   
 
  Chive talkin’ ! The featured herb this month is one of the first to pop up in the Spring. A hardy, very useful perennial, that will not only return year after year, the clumps will increase in size! And yield several harvests per season. A subtle yet perceptible flavor, that adds an element of color as a garnish. Whether you opt for Garlic Chives or the standard variety, both produce a lovely bloom on tall graceful spikes. There are many Asian style recipes for this edible flower.  
 
 
   
 
  The featured recipe this month helps finish off your remaining supply of winter squash. Though the recipe calls for butternut, acorn, or most any hard winter squash will work. And the recipe is garnished with pumpkin seeds, but why not reserve and toast the seeds from the squash you are using! Chives will also give a beautiful tint to vinegar, and make a pretty and flavorful addition to biscuits.  
 
 
   
 
  Connect with some of the oldest friends of cultivated gardens: herbs! Thirteen weeks of giveaways and drop in activities every Tuesday 10:00 a.mm to noon from June 2nd-August 25th, 2015.

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     The St. Louis Herb Society does not dispense information on or recommend the use of herbal remedies.
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