By Jennifer Poindexter Onions are inexpensive to buy, but they taste much better when grown fresh in the garden. Plus, they’re a simple crop to grow. Are you toying with the idea of growing your own onions? If so, I have some information for you. I’m not going to tell you how … [Read more...]
What Happens If You Leave Onions in the Ground?
QUESTION: - What happens if you leave onions in the ground? - Tamara W. ANSWER: - If you forget to harvest your onions and leave them in the ground to overwinter, one of three things will likely happen to them. Some will rot, some will start to grow again in the spring … [Read more...]
Are Onion Flowers Poisonous?
QUESTION: I need to know whether the flowers on onion plants are poisonous. My kids play in the yard around the garden, and there are so many onion plants flowering there. — Vivian L. ANSWER: Onion flowers are not poisonous. On the contrary, they are actually edible. However, … [Read more...]
Chives vs. Green Onions, Explained
By Erin Marissa Russell Chives and green onions are very similar when it comes to their appearance and the way they’re used in the kitchen. Their taste, texture, and the way they function in a dish are almost identical. However, there’s at least one major difference to … [Read more...]
How do you prepare onions for storage?
QUESTION: I have a lot of onions to save from my garden. How do you prepare onions for storage? -Tammy C. … [Read more...]