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Another what is this?! Herb

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tryhard Fri 02-Sep-16 18:04:46

This has appeared in my herb patch, bees love it, blue & sometimes pink flowers, sort of furry leaves, quite tall, doesn't smell of anything?!

PlanD Fri 02-Sep-16 18:06:08

I think it's borage.

PlanD Fri 02-Sep-16 18:07:47

The leaves are edible! I think you can make tea out of them

JT05 Fri 02-Sep-16 18:46:54

Definitely Borage

DoreenLethal Fri 02-Sep-16 18:50:53

Borage. Definitely. I pulled about half a ton up this week.

tryhard Fri 02-Sep-16 22:05:33

Wow ok wtf is borage?! I've never heard of it!

WigelsPigels Fri 02-Sep-16 22:07:05

Bees adore borage, I have some in my allotment and it's always covered in bees grin

AliceInHinterland Fri 02-Sep-16 22:13:21

I think the flowers are also edible and you can put them in Pimms. It self seeds rapidly but I'm rather a fan so I don't mind. As you say, fantastic for bees.

tryhard Sat 03-Sep-16 04:11:33

Aw lovely thank you. Yes I rather like it, pretty flowers & I love that the bees are drawn to it 😊

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