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Whether you’re new to growing onions in the garden or an old pro, at some point in time onion problems may become inevitable. Knowing how to care for onions during these times of crises, or simply in general, can help alleviate the stress associated with unwanted onion problems. Continue reading to learn more about growing and caring for onions, find information on onion harvesting and storage, and gather tips for elimination pests, diseases and more.
Simply by placing certain plants next to others, you can naturally repel pests and stimulate growth. Onions are especially good companions to certain plants because of their ability to deter bugs. Learn more here about companion planting with onions.
Regrowing green onions work especially well because they’re usually sold with their roots still attached. Learn more about how to grow green onions in water using the information from this article. Click here to get started.
To new gardeners, rolling down onion tops may seem like a questionable thing to do, but many gardeners think folding onion tops before harvesting onions is a useful practice. Click this article to learn all about it.
A wet growing season is bad news for an onion crop. Many diseases, most of them fungal, invade the garden and ruin onions in times of warm, moist weather. Click this article to find out about onion diseases and their control.
One of the most versatile veggies is the spring onion. This beauty will bring tears to your eyes (get it?). So what is a spring onion? This article has information about spring onion cultivation and uses for spring onions. Click here to learn more.
Winter onions are basically the same as “regular” onions, except they grow in bunches and the flavor is slightly milder. As the name suggests, winter onions are great onions to grow over winter. Learn more about these onions in this article.
Welsh onion is a compact, clumping plant cultivated for its ornamental value and mild, chive-like flavor. Growing Welsh onions is a cinch, so plant them where you can enjoy the hollow, grassy leaves and chive-like blooms. This article will help.
While there are many varieties of yellow onion, its less utilized cousin, the red onion, has its place in the kitchen too. So, are red onions easy to grow? When is planting and harvesting time for red onions? Learn more in this article.
Many of us grow fresh herbs on the kitchen windowsill or other sunny nook of the home. Along with herbs, garlic and onions are a staple of my menus, so what about growing onions vertically indoors? Read this article to learn more.
Can onions tolerate cold temps? That depends on how cold and at what age the onions are. Onion cold and frost protection is simple, but you need to apply the steps before a hard freeze threatens new sprouts. Click here for more.
Many onion varieties are relatively easy to grow. That said, onions do have their fare share of issues with bulb formation; either the onions do not form bulbs, or they may be small and/or misshapen. Get more info here in this article.
Onions are an easy-to-grow and manage crop that, when properly harvested, can provide a kitchen staple through the fall and winter. Find out when and how to harvest onions in the garden in this article.
What is puccinia allii? It is a fungal disease also known as garlic rust disease. Preventing onion rust is important. Learn about onion and garlic rust in this article so you can save future onion crops.
When they find that special onion variety particularly appealing, many gardeners want to know how to collect onion seeds for future sowing. Harvesting onion seeds is a fairly simple process, and this article can help.
Onions are easy to grow; however, even in perfect soil, nutrient and light conditions, gardeners all face a problem over which they have little control: onion bolting. Learn how to keep onions from bolting here.
Growing onions from seed is both easy and economical. They can be started indoors in flats and transplanted to the garden later or sow their seeds directly in the garden. Read here to learn more about onion seed starting.
Perhaps you found a great early deal on onion sets or maybe you just didn't get to plant them last season. Either way, you need to store them until you are ready for planting, and this article will help with that.