Borage grown by Chris

Borage grown by Chris

Borage (Borago officinalis)

Herbaceous Perennial - Edible?: Edible

Chiltern Seeds say: "A delightful annual worth growing for the pretty blue flowers beloved by bees. The young tender leaves are used in salads and cooling drinks and the flowers (once thought to drive out melancholy) can be crystallized, or again added to drinks and salads"

In Saturday 18th July 2009

  • Planted Out by Chris, Sun 28th Jun '09
  • Sown Outdoors by Chris, Sat 18th Jul '09
  • Seed Collected by Chris & Dasha, Sat 3rd Oct '09
  • Removed by Chris, Sun 1st Nov '09

Out Sunday 1st November 2009

Raised Beds Garden Plan A: Herbs (12) B: Sweet Peas / Scabious & Onions (7) C: Cosmos / Leeks & Celeriac (6) D: Potatoes / Celery & Annual Flowers (7) E: Sweetcorn / Peas & Fennel (7) F: Sin Bin: Unidentified or Lonely Plants (11) G: Brassicas: Cauliflower / Broccoli & Sprouts (4) H: Courgettes / Cucumbers & Cosmos (3) I: Strawberries (1) J: Foxgloves & Fennel (5) K: Perennials: Aquilegia / Meconopsis (7) L: Brassicas: Kohl Rabi / Broccoli & Sprouts (5) M: Pumpkins & Squash (5) N: Herbs (10) O: Sweetpeas & Onions (6) P: Cosmos / Celeriac & Leeks (7) Q: Potatoes & Celery (7) R: Sweetcorn / Peas / Fennel (4) S: Seedbed (8) T: Brassicas: Broccoli / Sprouts & Kale (9) U: Courgettes / Cucumbers (3) V: Echinacea (1) W: Fennel / Chard / Lavatera & Nicotiana (4) X: Propagation (5) Y: Brassicas: Kohl Rabi / Cauliflower & Broccoli (8) Z: Courgettes & Squash (7) 1: To follow (empty) 2: Dahlias/ Leeks / Greens & Grasses (12) 3: Artichokes / Dahlias & Scabious / hot colours (17) 4: Sunflowers (2) 5: Hollyhocks & Rudbeckia (2) 6: Dwarf Beans / Runner Beans / French Beans & Tomatoes (9) 7: Hollyhocks & Rudbeckia (2) 8: Dwarf Beans / Runner Beans / French Beans & Tomatoes (11)
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