All the Onions by Betty Jacobs

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SKU:
T1263
Author:
Betty Jacobs
Paperback:
32 pages
$3.95

Description

All the Onions

The onion is one of the oldest domestic vegetables known to man, with hundreds of cultivated varieties. They all vary in appearance, flavor, pungency and how long they keep.

This short book will guide you through selecting the right type of onion for your garden and which type of planting will work best for you – from seeds, transplants or sets. Tips for growing better, tastier onions are also included.

The different members of the allium family are introduced, including the most popular garlic and onions.

The guide finishes with a section on common pests and diseases along with how to control them.

Table of Contents
  • Bulb (Common) Onions
  • How to Choose the Right Variety
  • Seeds, Transplants or Sets
  • How to Grow Good Onions
  • Starting Onions from Seeds
  • Starting Onions from Sets
  • Transplanting Onions
  • Care During Growth
  • How to Harvest Onions
  • Braiding Onions
  • Chives
  • Garlic
  • Garlic Varieties
  • Garlic Chives
  • Leeks
  • Potato Onions
  • Shallots
  • Egyptian Onions
  • Welsh Onions
  • Common Pests and Diseases
  • Insect Pests
  • Suppliers
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