Onion Allium cepa
Onion has been planted 74 times by Growstuff members.
Median lifespan31 weeks
First harvest expected36 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected46 weeks after planting
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This weekend I had two full days to really focus on the yard, and I made the most of it. With the intermittent help of several others over the course of the weekend, I got both easement planter boxes filled with compost and soil, cleaned up and weeded the alley, got the stump pulled from the coni...
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Today I started seeds for the [backyard beds](http://growstuff.org/gardens/maco-backyard-beds) [![Seed starting](https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7611/16712892090_301c105207.jpg)](https://www.flickr.com/photos/maco_nix/16712892090 "Seed starting by Mackenzie, on Flickr") The [onion](crop)s ar...Read more
I've got seeds either on-hand or ordered for just about everything I'm starting from seed this year. I've been working out what I want to plant, and this is the plan I've come up with for the 72 square feet of my backyard raised beds: ![garden plan](http://mackenzie.morgan.name/tmp/garden_plan...
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This year wasn't a particularly good year in my garden. Due to my ill health through spring and summer, the only things that got planted were the [potato](crop)es, [onion](crop)s and [elephant garlic](crop), all of which were planted either late last year or early in the spring. I'm refusing to...Read more
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