15 Jan '12, 12am

#Organic Gardeing Protecting Our Right to Save Seed, Fighting GMOs, and Growing Onions

#Organic Gardeing Protecting Our Right to Save Seed, Fighting GMOs, and Growing Onions

We’ve also been busy this month sowing onions in our hoop houses. There is still time for everyone except those in the lower and coastal south to start onions from seed. The rule of thumb is to draw a line across the US from San Francisco to Washington DC. South of this line Short Day types do best, and north of the line Long Day types should be grown. But if you're right near the line, you should choose more intermediate types. We find that for gardeners like us, in the middle range or just around 38 degrees, it’s best to grow Long Day types that tend toward the shorter range – 13 to 14 hours of day light cause bulbing (combined with a temperature trigger). We have plenty of Yellow of Parma, Australian Brown, and Yellow Sweet Spanish seedlings growing in our high tunnel. If you prefer to start with plants, the folks at Dixondale farms have the best assortment of onion see...

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