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The Outstanding Onion Gardening Guide: All You Need to Know About Growing, Harvesting, Cooking, and Eating Delicious Onions

Please check out the brief video above, to learn what this premium gardening guide is all about—the video will give you a glimpse into all the content in this gardening guide, including history and background, planting tips, specific plant profiles, recipes, nutrition and health information, and resources to help you be the best food gardener you can be.

Right now, someone is chopping up onions for an omelet. Or preparing a batch of onion rings. Or patiently stirring the pan as the onions caramelize. Onions are a staple in people’s diets the world over—and they have been for thousands of years!…  READ MORE right arrow
Norann Oleson, Editorial Director of Food Gardening Network
Onions. Sweet. Savory. Pungent. They make us cry (but they don’t have to). They garnish our burgers, put zing in our salads, and spice up our soups. We grill them. Fry them. Bake them. Chop, caramelize, slice, and dice them. We can even make ice cream with them!…  READ MORE right arrow
Freshly Harvested Onions


Three varieties of onions
There are a few ways to categorize onions: by color, by season, and by day length. And then there’s the choice between fresh and storage onions.  READ MORE right arrow
Growing onions in open land
Onions are easy to plant and grow; the key for successful onions is the right amount of sunlight. If you have a large outside plot of land with the right soil and the right conditions for watering and draining, you might have the ideal situation for planting your onions directly in the ground.  READ MORE right arrow

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