Onions from seed - 2017

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Re: Onions from seed - 2017
« Reply #60 on: April 25, 2017, 08:49 »
Mine are out under a cloche.  They were getting too large for their modules.

So are mine, although they are still in their deep tray. Gave them another feed at the weekend to keep them happy. They are significantly larger than the leeks now lol
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Re: Onions from seed - 2017
« Reply #61 on: April 25, 2017, 09:04 »
My Zebrune shallots don't look particularly strong, but yes they are bigger than the leeks - which are looking particularly weedy this year  ::)
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Re: Onions from seed - 2017
« Reply #62 on: May 02, 2017, 10:02 »
Well, my onions got planted out at the weekend. I've got some fleece handy if it does get a bit cold, but I think they'll be ok.

Leeks also got dibbed out. MrsWhiteRabbit was after a job and she pretty much cocks everything up, so I gave her that to do. No issues, so she's now the official leek dibber inner!

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Re: Onions from seed - 2017
« Reply #63 on: July 06, 2017, 10:25 »
Best by far in my garden this year are long red Florence and Red Amposta  these onions are looking great. Unfortunately the F1 golden bear and Zebrune are not very good. I still think my onions are a little bit early though so next year I am going to delay sowing by three weeks and plant out beginning of May. I really want my onions to be dried off and stored at the end of September but they are way ahead of that and that just means less storage time. Big shout out for the trusty Trebons again what an onion just a shame it does not store.



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