Posts Tagged ‘bolt-resistant’

Onion growing from sets - Onions how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

For the time pressed gardener onion sets are a godsend. Onions seed can take a long time to germinate; it transplants poorly, and needs a long season to attain a kitchen ready bulb size. So it usually makes more sense to grow your onions from sets instead.

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Beetroot growing - Beetroot how to grow, tips, varieties, cooking.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Beetroots…round, cylindrical or tapered swollen roots that are way more versatile than many give them credit for. Fairly pest free, they are also a good crop for the organic gardener. Find out for yourself as we detail amongst other things the varieties suitable to grow in Ireland, and how to plant or sow them.

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