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Growing Borage, also Burrage, Bugloss

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02 Feb 20 Isabel (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi, I come from Spain, in the north basque area, though I live in Perth. I love borage! We eat it as a vegetable, we discard the leaves, clean the stems a bit and chopped in finger lenght size, we boil with potato. Once cooked we add either raw olive oil, after ridding of some of the boiling liquid, or we fry a bit of garlic and add it to the borage together with the oil. Yum!!
25 Mar 20 Jamie Graham (Australia - temperate climate)
Thanks Isabel. I have borage all around my garden, it is a beautiful plant and the bees love it but I have never quite known what to do with it. Now I do.
22 Mar 20 Nagore (Australia - temperate climate)
Hola Isabel, me llamo Nagore y me gustaría hacer una huerta así que vine a esta web en busca de información pero por lo visto solo tiene unas zonas climáticas especificas y yo vivo en Navarra en un pueblo cerca de Iruña,como por ahora solo estoy recogiendo información me gustaría saber si me podrías decir un poco como empezar o que plantar por estas fechas y así. Gracias Hi Isabel, my name is Nagore and I would like to make a vegetable garden so I came to this website in search of information but apparently it only has specific climatic zones and I live in Navarra in a town near Iruña, as for now I am only collecting information I would like to know if you could tell me a bit how to start or what to plant around this time and so on. Thank you
24 Mar 20 Chris (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hola Nagore, You could try the USA zones 9 or 10. 9a is Portland Oregon (Csb: Warm-summer Mediterranean), 10 is Los Angeles (Csa: Hot-summer Mediterranean). They should be fairly close to the Pamplona coastal mediterranean climate.
03 Feb 20 anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
In 1974-5 I holidayed near Santander and Mundaka for a month at each place, loved it. I grew borage last winter spring. Plants grew 1m high and 2m across. Attracted heaps of bees.
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