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Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow. Typically, they are planted early in the spring and harvested in the fall. Whether you start your onions from seed, sets, or seedlings, there are some tricks of the trade that make the difference between a great crop and a disappointing one. See how to plant, grow, and harvest onions.
Should I Grow Onions from Seed or from Sets?
We prefer planting onion sets over starting them from seeds, simply because the sets establish quickly and are easier to plant.
Onion sets are tiny onions that mature in about 14 weeks. They can withstand light freezers and have a higher success rate than direct-sown seeds or transplants. The onion sets like like small bulbs and sold at gardening stores; once they mature, they develop into a full-size bulb. Choose onion sets with bulbs that are 3/4 of an inch in diameter; larger ones tend to produce stiff necks and go to seed.
Of course, starting onions from seed is certainly doable, and may even be necessary in colder regions (Zone 5 and colder). Onions grown from seed require the soil to be at least 50°F to germinate, so these should be started indoors about 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. If you’d prefer to try this method, check out our tips for growing onions from seed indoors.
Practice crop rotation with onions. Don’t plant them in the same location year after year, as this can encourage the spread of diseases that affect the crop. Learn more about crop rotation.
Select a location with full sun, where your onions won’t be shaded by other plants. The more energy they can get from the sunlight, the larger their bulbs can grow. In the fall or early spring, mix aged manure or compost into the soil to improve texture. Ensure there are no rocks or debris. Soil needs to be well-draining and lo