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We have lots of borage in our garden and it is in flower now,in fact it has barely stopped flowering from last year. It looks really attractive when a single flower is introduced into an ice cube.

Last Edited by unknown at 01 Jul 23:29

I was also told the leaves garnish Pimms’ cocktails too.

Last Edited by unknown at 01 Jul 23:04
Wakefield, West Yorks.

The flowers also look attractive when sprinkled on top of a salad (they are edible).

They self set too.

ESW
Lincolnshire

good tip thanks for sharing.

Northumberland

The Borage shrub, indicative by its small electric blue flowers is not only a favourite for Bumblebees but its coarse leaves are rich in Potassium. Whilst pruning back this plant, leave leaves to dry for a few days and place in the compost bin for a nutrient boost..sort of Red Bull for plant life.

This is both an interesting fact and a Household Top Tip so I thought it deserved thread of its own.

Last Edited by unknown at 01 Jul 22:39
Wakefield, West Yorks.
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