This is the Dead-Easy Guide to Planting Onions Sets – like it says in the title.
Apply general fertilizer, rake it, water it, leave it.
Firm it down with a nice little welly shuffle.
How far apart to plant them? – oh about ye far.
Then walk the plank baby.
Love these photos (but I’m biased) :)
I must get some onions in. Could you do a post or tell me what you plant on the shady side of mtp. I am thinking of planting parsnips on my shady side and when I was pondering I thought of you and other walled veg plots great and small, theres alwasy a shady side but what will grow?
Hi Joanna, Yes of course, I will put together a post on what to plant on the shady side of the plot. I’m sure others are interested in that too.
Gorgeous photos, as ever. What onion cultivars are you growing?
I like the line holder. Looks old? Cast iron? Can we have a photo of it please.
Hi Woody, It is an old, cast iron one. I bought it on eBay a few years ago. I’ve never photographed it. Perhaps I will tomorrow!
F & F – the variety is Sturon. A good all-rounder in my opinion.
Thank you for the reminder – I knew there was something I should be doing!
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Just in time for my onion planting session this weekend. When you say in Step One ‘leave it’, how long?
What onion cultivators are you growing? I have grown onions for about 9 years and last year they went horribly wrong. I have no idea why. Maybe its climate change