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Grow onions by planting them at the right time and in a good location, using proper soil, fertilizing the plants regularly, watering them correctly and mulching them. You need onion sets, loamy soil, fertilizer, water and mulch.


Grow large onions by choosing the right variety, planting in the right location, preparing the soil, planting the seeds, watering the plants and fertilizing the onions. Use onion seeds, a garden trowel, compost and fertilizer.


Grow onions in containers by planting onion bulbs or sets in a container with well-drained potting soil or by planting green onion seeds in a compost-filled container. The pots or containers need to contain drainage holes and be between 9 and 12 inches tall.


Plant red onions in a well-lit location. The soil should be well-drained, and its pH level should be about 6.0 to 6.8. Place the onion bulbs 1 to 2 inches deep in the soil; don't insert the top part of the bulb too deeply. Plant onion bulbs 6 inches apart in furrows tha...


Grow green onions by preparing the garden bed, planting the onion sets correctly, watering the plants thoroughly, thinning the plants as needed, and mulching the onions. You need green onion sets, a trowel, compost, blood meal, mulch and water.


The length of time it takes for onions to grow is 20 to 30 days for green onions and 100 to 175 days for dry bulb onions. When the leaves lose their color and begin to fall or droop, the onions have reached maturity.


Plant multiplying onions anytime you can work the soil after frost, and amend the soil with compost. Harvest the crops, leaving a few onions to multiply, and keep the onion patch providing for the family's needs. You only need to plant multiplying onions once to supply ...