If you ever have the urge to plant chives in your yard, resist it. Although chives might taste good on your baked potato, they are actually a plague upon the land. Their self-seeding instincts are as strong as the day is long. I planted chives years ago and they haunt me to this day. Look how thick they are:
On the bright side, the peonies, daylilies and mini iris are up and lookin' fine!