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Onions Overwinter

Overwinter Onions In My Zone 7ish Market Garden.  Earlier this year, I thought I had decided that I desired a break from starting my own onion plants for a few years. But, since all of my onion plants, okay, nearly all, from Dixondale had bolted on me this spring/summer, and they bolted on my daughters … Continue reading »

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Onions, Onions, Onions and Some Garlic

Onions This Last Year Last year at this time I ordered some short day onion plants from Dixondale Farm.  Even though the bed I chose ended up being slightly flooded during the winter; and this super dense short weedy grass/moss junk, impossible to weed out without removing all the soil around the onion, grew around … Continue reading »

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Onion House

  Dirt, Bet and I finished up the onion hoop house on Sunday.  I really did help, when they needed me, otherwise I was down in the carrot hoop house (I call it Carrot Barn) weeding and thinning baby carrots. As soon as they were done, they headed off to kill roosters and turkeys and … Continue reading »

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Onions Are Coming!

My overwinter onion plants from Dixondale Farms are due to arrive this coming week! Crazy excited!  All goes well and we will harvest them May-June!  Our summer crop was very successful.  I had hoped to do seeds not plants, but the Dixondale folks put out a nice product.  We ate all the sweet Ailsa Craigs … Continue reading »

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