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Knowledgebase : Onions Garlic and Shallots
A white fungal growth on the base of onion bulbs is a sign of the disease white rot. This fungus affects onions, and leeks, but is less comm...
Hardneck varieties are the closest to the wild garlic and regarded as having the finest flavour. The plants produce a flowering stem, known ...
Shallots grown from seed will only produce a single bulb. On rare occasions two bulbs may be produced. Choose a sunny position where the...
Plaiting your garlic bulbs not only makes them look very impressive but is also a great method of storage. The roots need to be trimmed bu...
Onions are one of the easiest crops to grow in the vegetable garden. As there is barely a week in the year where onions are not used at some...
Choose a sunny position where the soil is well drained. Plant shallot sets 25cm (10") apart in rows 40cm (16") apart from mid-November to mi...
A 400g pack of shallots contains approximately 15-20 bulbs which will plant a row of about 3m (10ft). The variety Hative de Niort is supp...
There are approximately 50 Onion sets in a 200g pack which will plant a row of about 5m (16ft) in length. A 250g pack contains approximat...
Onions require a sunny position and a well drained soil. Dig the area in autumn or early winter and incorporate garden compost. If the so...
The size of ONION [1] sets is not constant and will vary from year to year according to regional growing and harvesting conditions. We ar...

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