Organic Borage Seed

by Ashley Cotter-Cairns
(Container Gardening For You)

Borage is well known for its attractive star-shaped flowers.

It is native to Central and Eastern Europe, and is mostly used in soups or salads.

Sadly, Borage is and underrated nutritious herb; many still do not understand how extremely versatile this herb can be.

Now you can grow some of these Certified Organic Borage Seeds in your garden, and discover the many benefits of this wonderful plant.

Both leaves and the small brilliant blue flowers of this herb are edible.

Borage actually tastes like cucumber, but you have to get past the bristle-like hairy texture all over the stems and leaves.

You can steam the leaves as you would a spinach or chard, or use them raw in salads, salad dressings, or iced drinks.

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Decorative: The edible star-shaped, blue flowers are perfect as a garnish on salads to add life to the dish. You can also candy them with sugar for the winter or save them for cake decoration ideas. The flowers may also be frozen to make attractive ice cubes

Great companion plant: This herb makes a great companion plant when grown with tomatoes nearby. They also add a lovely touch of blue speckles in your garden

Does not dry well: One downside is that Borage does not dry well for culinary uses. You canít expect to use it as seasoning like many other herbs

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