Sweet Onions: The Elements Of Style!

by Polly Garden Recipes

I fell in love with sweet onions for the first time when we  moved to Washington state. At that time I  began growing “Walla-Walla Sweets,” an onion you can eat like an apple. If you’ve never tasted a fresh, sweet onion you’re in for a treat.  Why? Because they’re so sweet and mild (forget the […]

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Onions In The Fall Garden

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

Fall garden is for onions. Why? Because they do better in the cool weather for harvest in late spring. The heat of summer is hard on onions, so the cool growing season works best. But, the most compelling reason for home-grown onions, even in the fall, is the taste. A freshly pulled, quickly served, garden-grown […]

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Bulbs, Alcohol for Early Indoor Color

by Polly Organic flowers

The beauty of spring can be yours in winter. How? By forcing bulbs indoors. This is easy, rewarding and fun to force several bulbs for early indoor color. “Forcing” means you encourage the bulbs to grow and bloom earlier.You plant them indoors and expose to warm temperatures.This process brings the bulbs into bloom weeks before […]

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