By Jannie Vaught Yes, if you find your gardening duties are slow now it just got busy. The onion starts are in the feed stores. Here in central Texas, it is Short Day onions that do best (11 to 12 hour day lengths). Here are some that grow well here. Yellow: Chula Vista, Cougar, Jaguar, Legend, Linda Vista, Mercedes, Prowler, Safari, Sweet sunrise, TX 1015Y, … Continue reading It is Onion And Leek Time!
By Jannie Vaught For this gardener, it is the first to plant in January through February and the reason we prepared our soil and it is now ready to receive the starts. Your Local Feed stores have them in now. For our growing area, they are Short Day onions. LLano Feed and Supply in LLano Texas and Mason Feed in Mason Texas have the ones … Continue reading Onions, The Fruit Of The Gods It Is Said
By Jannie Vaught Frost outside this morning and all the critter water is frozen. Time to bust some water. But the winter green’s look so good! The turnips are sweeter and the collard greens are thriving. And oh my the kale is huge! Time to make kale chips. If you haven’t tried this it is easy and tasty. Lets go back to the onion. … Continue reading Onions Delight
By Jannie Vaught Onions…… How to grow and where to go to get starts for your growing area. Last week in the article I spoke of how to find your growing area. With that in your mind you also need to know if your soil is alkaline or acidic. You can have a soil test done and find out the ph. Most plants like one … Continue reading Making A Good Home For Growing Onions