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 To Grow With Onions

What Do Onions Need To Grow

onions need the following conditions to grow:

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  • Fertile Soil
  • Well Draining Soil
  • Prefer Full Sun

The roots are shallow so avoid growing with shallow roots. Onions also need space to grow so allow 10 to 12 inches between other plants.

What To Grow With Onions

What To Grow With Onions

The following vegetables, herbs and plants grow well with onions.

  • Grow Parsnips next to onions as the onions will help to deter carrot fly!
  • Lettuce
  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Spinach
  • Sweet Peppers
  • Strawberries

What Not To Grow With Onions

Don’t grow the following with onions:

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  • Peas
  • Beans
  • Asparagus – Stunts growth
What To Grow With Onions


Its important to understand companion planting. In this article we went through what to plant and what not to plant with onions. Please ask further questions in the comments I would love to hear feedback on what you think grows well with onions.

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