Chives are easy to grow, require little maintenance, tolerate drought, and come back year after year. Edible flowers have a great deal of nectar for pollinators making them loved by bees. The onion-like leaves are hollow and grow back quickly after being cut for a tasty garnish. * Direct sow or transplant as soon as soil temps are above 50° * Full sun or partial shade * The seed can be started indoors about 5 weeks before the last spring frost; provide consistent moisture. * Transplant when the plants become 6 inches tall, or direct sow outdoors when all danger of frost has passed. * Drying: Harvest at peak maturity. Hang bunches upside down in a warm environment for 1-2 weeks to use during the winter. Packet contains 1g of GMO seeds. All packets are handmade on a thick card stock for a chic look and feel. Some natural variation might occur.