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The Super Scrumptious Scallion Guide

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Welcome to the fun and flavorful world of growing your own scallions! Onions, including scallions, are the third most consumed fresh vegetable in the United States. And luckily for us, they’re available in supermarket produce sections all year long. But you don’t have…  READ MORE right arrow
Norann Oleson, Editorial Director of Food Gardening Network
Would a scallion—or green onion, bunching onion, or non-bulbing onion—by any other name taste as sweet? It depends on who you ask. Some chefs swear that all young onions fall under the category of “scallion,” while many botanists would tend to disagree. We’ll talk a little about…  READ MORE right arrow
Scallions in the garden


A variety of Japanese Bunching Onion
The variety of scallion plant you choose for your garden really depends on your garden. While there are subtle taste, texture, and maturing differences between scallions, they are, in general, mostly used the same way— in soups and salads, as garnishes, side dishes, or snacks.  READ MORE right arrow
A green onion seedling
Getting your scallion garden started every season begins with the choice of how to grow your plants—from seeds or seedlings. Buying seedlings at your local nursery is quicker and easier, but if you’re patient and want to try a variety of scallions, you can start from seed.  READ MORE right arrow

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