Gardening blog: chives and passion flowers

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This week in the gardens, we dug up and divided our chives. Dividing chives means that you’ll have plenty more to sow in Spring. It’s best to dig them up when they’re dormant, and while the ground isn’t icy to avoid damaging the roots. We’ll be planting them in the new culinary herbs display we’re putting into the restaurant courtyard.

Passion flower loves to climb, so we made a web in one of the polytunnels for it to clamber and weave its tendrils around. We’re looking forward to seeing its beautiful blossoms in summer!

Next week: we give a polytunnel a new skin…