Long VS Short Day Onions – How To Choose?

long vs short day onions

Onions are classified by the number of daylight hours they require to grow bulbs. These are called long-day and short-day onions. Both these varieties are suited to different climates based on the length of daylight that the region offers them. When choosing onion cultivars to grow in your garden, it’s worth understanding the differences between …

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Why Are Your Onion Bulbs Not Growing?

Onion Bulbs Not Growing

Onion sets are easy to grow and are generally ready for harvest in about 2 to 3 months, depending on the variety. They demand little care and are less susceptible to diseases and pests. However, there are still some problems that might bother onion growers. Once you plant onion sets in the soil, you expect …

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Do Onions Need Manure?

Do Onions Need Manure

Onions are a versatile vegetable and fairly simple to grow if you choose the right variety and take care of the planting dates. Nevertheless, they are heavy feeders and will do well with constant nourishment throughout the growing season. Do onions need manure is this the answer? The onion plants will quickly use up the …

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How To Plant Onion Bulbs

How To Plant Onion Bulbs

Onions are hardy cold-season crops, easy to grow at home to harvest endless batches of fresh onions from around midsummers. Though they’re not too expensive to buy from the store, the flavors, nutrients, and satisfaction you get from using homegrown onions are incomparable. People are always asking me how to plant onion bulbs. Here is …

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What To Grow With Onions!

What To Grow With Onions

Onions are easy to grow, versatile in the kitchen, and help deter pests. There are some things you should know about what to grow with onions and what not to grow with onions. What Do Onions Need To Grow onions need the following conditions to grow: Fertile Soil Well Draining Soil Prefer Full Sun The …

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How Much Sunlight Does A Tomato Plant Need?

How Much Sunlight Does A Tomato Plant Need

Tomatoes are one of the most popular summer crops. These juicy and nutritional vegetables have numerous health benefits and are a brilliant source of many nutrients. Tomatoes are rich in nutrients such as antioxidants, vitamins, calcium, and potassium- among countless others. They are an ideal pick for a novice gardener looking to fall in love …

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Growing Hardneck VS Softneck Garlic

Hardneck VS Softneck Garlic

There are hundreds of different garlic varieties, but not each one is adapted to thrive in your region. The different types will also have slight variations in their appearance, taste, and storage. Two standard terms that you’ll often come across when hunting for garlic varieties are hardneck and softneck.  All garlic varieties can be categorized …

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