Spring Onions

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Onions are so easy to grow that everyone should give it a try!This is a photo of the flower/bud of a spring onion, a member of the Allium family. The stalks and flowers can get rather tall and smell, well like an onion, but I still love the way they look.

 

Green Onion Bulb (by Portrait Artist - Enzie Shahmiri)

Every once in a while, after I have purchased some green onion stalks at the grocery store, I chop the green parts off and use them for cooking. I stick the white part, which has the roots straight into the ground, sit back and wait. After a while the onion starts to grow below the ground and provides me with a show of large round flowers.

You can harvest at any time and even collect the seeds after the flower has bloomed.

Here you can see the onion flower encased in a thin skin. 

This video shows how easy it is to grow your own onions. 

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The best part of growing your own vegetables and fruits is that you always have fresh ingredients ready for when you are preparing a dish. 

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Image by pieceoflace

250 SWEET WALLA WALLA ONION Allium Cepa Vegetable Seeds $2.50

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