Growing onions from seed can seem a little intimidating, but it's really not much fuss at all. For years I just settled for whatever onion sets were available from the hardware store, but I've become an onion seed believer. Now my first seeds planted for the season are my onions, and the boys and I grow several hundred of these beauties every year, many of which go into homemade salsa and spaghetti sauce.
In this post we'll cover how to grow onions from seed, picking the right onion varieties for your area, onion seeds versus onion sets, and five tips for a great onion harvest. [Read more…]