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Coriander, whose leaves pep up summer salads or add a cooling note to curries, is prone to bolting, or running to seed, in hot weather.
Routine deadheading will prevent plants running to seed.
HELEN was setting about Angela's herbs with secateurs, beheading chives, oregano and fennel to stop them running to seed, when Mary Power showed up at the garden gate.