And when they dry down enough to harvest seed, they look like this:
I like trying to harvest whatever seeds I can from multiple random, healthy populations of plants I find around town. That way I know that I have plenty of genetic diversity in my seed stock. I will plant them next spring and hopefully someone else can harvest seeds from my plot, thus passing on the favor. Any leftover seeds will be passed on to others through a seed exchange.
|Several seed heads of chives. Always leave some seeds behind for others|