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Start onions early for success

Gardening

January 3, 2011
Kathleen Evanoff

Onions are usually the first thing gardeners plant in early spring, and garden centers have ample supplies of what are commonly called ''sets,'' or small, young onions that will later grow into large bulbs. These sets aren't usually labeled by variety, but are simply called red, yellow or white. As the popularity of home gardens grew, boxes of rubber-banded onion sets also started showing up in produce departments of local stores.

 
 

 

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