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Borage ?

Just bought a pot of borage and planted it in my garden. It is deer resistant. (yay!) and the leaves and flowers supposedly taste like cucumbers .
Any ideas for using it?

asked by jamcook over 4 years ago

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Maedl
Maedl

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added over 4 years ago

BBC's website has a few recipes for borage. There are also some ideas here: http://thebestgardening.com/borage-borago-officinalis/

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Trena Heinrich
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added over 4 years ago

They are beautiful in a salad with nasturtiums. The blue and orange flowers really look great together.

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jamcook
added over 4 years ago

Thanks everyone... Maybe I should get some more plants! Let's hope they really are " deer resistant" .Trena , I love Nasturtiums ,and used to to plant them every year , putting them in salads and on cakes,until they became beloved by both deer and raccoons.

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mainecook61
added over 4 years ago

Borage will also self-seed, if you let it.

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