January is the month my fingers get itching to plant onion seed. Luckily there are a few things you can plant by seed as early as January here in the PNW, even earlier in milder parts. In this post, I will teach you how I plant onion seed indoors. It is usually the first thing […]
This article will teach you how to plant onion seedlings for a healthy robust onion harvest in late summer. To learn how to grow your own onion seedlings, please see my How to Plant Onion Seed article from my Seed Starting 101 Series. In that article I discuss the pros and cons of planting onions […]
This infographic of 3 easy crops for the kitchen gardener will help create garden beds that require less effort, are visually appealing, and perhaps help with pest issues.
Onions are a really easy crop to grow even for beginners and when you grow your own onions a huge amount of variety is opened to you over what you can find on your grocer’s shelves. Not only will you find a larger variety, homegrown onions have a much more vibrant flavor, kicking up the […]
Walking onions are perfect onions for survivalists. Each year new bulbets are produced to plant onions for the upcoming year keeping you in a constant supply of onions. In Zone 7, November is an opportune time to plant walking onions. Walking Onions are also referred to as “Egyptian Walking Onions”, “Egyptian Tree Onions”, “Tree Onions”, […]
Growing onions from seed can seem a little intimidating, but it’s really not much fuss at all. For years I just settled for whatever onion sets were available from the hardware store, but I’ve become an onion seed believer. Now my first seeds planted for the season are my onions, and the boys and I […]