Onions are easy to grow. They don't take up much space and are suitable for container vegetable gardening.
We may grow either green onions for summer
salads or winter storage onions.
We can grow fresh or storage onions.
Fresh onions, Red Hamburger Sweet, Walla Walla, Sweet Spanish, Yellow Bermuda, Red Creole and Italian Torpedo
Storage onions, Ebeneezer, Early Yellow Globe, Yellow Globe, Patterson, Pontiac,
Bunching onions are fun. Harvest a bunch of the green
onions, replant one from the bunch. It will then grow another bunch of
Evergreen Long White, Parade, Tokyo Long White
and White Lisbon
Onions may be grown either from seeds or sets.
Onion seeds are slow to germinate. Start onion seeds indoors so the seedlings are ready for planting in the early spring.
Seeds planted in the garden will provide a winter storage crop late in the season.
the seeds in shallow furrows in the early spring.
Sets are dormant onion bulbs saved from the previous year. They provide larger bulbs by the end of the season.
Plant sets or seedlings 1" deep, 4" apart in the early spring. Make sure the pointy ends of the sets are facing up.