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

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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. Here is a summary: Onions by color Yellow Comprises about 85% of the U.S. onion crop Flavor ranges from sweet to…  READ MORE right arrow
Onion flower going to seed
Getting your onion garden started begins with the choice of how to grow your plants—from seeds, seedlings, or small bulbs called sets. Check with your local garden center to see what they have available and what is likely to be most successful in your area. Starting…  READ MORE right arrow

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