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How to Grow Onion at Home

How to grow onion

How to Grow Onion at Home

  • It takes 9 months (summer to spring) for an onion to reach maturity from seed.
  • Usually you can plant the little black seeds in beds and then transplant them when they are about 3 months old.
  • When Onions start to bulb (8 months), you can push the stems over gently, and this will help with the formation of large robust bulbs.
  • You must ridge soil up around the bulb while it is forming.

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Companion Planting with Onion

    Companions (do well together)
  • Onions have a wide variety of companions, which include Apple, Carrot, Kale, Kohlrabi, Beetroot, Broccoli, Chamomile, Leek, Lettuce, Spinach, Tomato, Parsnip and Nectarine.

  • Antagonists (don't do well together)
  • The only plants that Onions prefer to be away from are Peas and Beans.
  • Onion are useful to plant with other crops. It is an insect repellent. The strong smell keeps most insects at bay.

Tips on Harvesting & Eating Onion

  • Towards the end of summer when the tops of the onions appear above the surface, they are ready to harvest.
  • Next step is to cure them by drying them out of direct sunlight with plenty of air circulation.
  • Plait them in bunches to be hung in an airy environment and used as needed.
  • Never store onions in moist areas, this could encourage unhealthy spurs to grow and destroy the produce.
  • Onions can be used raw in salads, sauted onions in sauces, vegetables dishes, stews, curries, roasts and soups.
  • Be careful not to overdose on onions, if used in excess, they can irritate the stomach.

Recipe to Cook Organic Onion

Onion rings
  • ½ cup of flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • A little milk
  • Chopped garlic and oregano
  • Chopped chilli (optional)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3-4 sliced onions
  • Oil for frying
  • Make a medium batter, with the flour, baking powder, egg, milk, garlic, oregano and chilli.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Heat a pan and add oil, dip onion rings into the batter, place in the hot pan and turn over after a minute to fry the other side.
  • Onion rings make a quick easy snack or side dish.
  • Serve with fresh garden salad. Awesomely yummy and healthy.

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