Question: I think my shallots are ready to harvest. Now what? How do you harvest, cure and peel shallots? -Paul R. Answer: Once your shallots are ready for harvest, dig them up, and brush the soil off of them by hand. Avoid the urge to wash the shallots, as your main … [Read more...]
How Do You Propagate Shallots?
Question: How do you propagate shallots? Can I do this easily? -Leslie W. Answer: To propagate your shallots, first, dig them up when they are mature and the tops have yellowed and started to fall. In loose soil, shallots can be easily pulled up by hand. Each cluster is made … [Read more...]
How to Grow Shallots in the Home Garden
"They’re onions," he said. "No, they’re garlic," she said. Actually, they are both right and they are both wrong. Shallots, onions, and garlic are all in the same family, but none of them are the same. Shallots taste like onions, but also a little like garlic; their distinct … [Read more...]