Req info: Harvesting chive seeds

My garlic chives have put up flowers and not they are turning to seed heads. How do I harvest them so I can replant? What do they look like when they are mature and ready? Will they just fall off, or do they pop and blow away? I've never done chives before. Thanks. twh
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Depending on climate, the garlic chives should come back anyway... you can collect the dry seed heads and put in a paper bag; when they're good and dry, crumble with your hands and you should see a bunch of black seeds in the bottom, just like onion seeds but smaller. Pour between a couple of containers on a breezy day, or just mix with water and float off the chaff, sort of like panning for gold, then spread out in a big sieve to dry immediately, so they don't think of sprouting. I do this successfully for leek seeds.
Gary Woods AKA K2AHC- PGP key on request, or at home.earthlink.net/~garygarlic Zone 5/6 in upstate New York, 1420' elevation. NY WO G
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Gary Woods wrote:

every year I get a nice crop for use all summer and fall.
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Steve

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