The Fine Print: Where to Find Egyptian Walking Onions

Because this onion isn’t commonly found in most gardens, you might not find these at your local nursery.  So, here are some online nurseries/seed catalogues that sell EWO: Local Harvest, Santa Cruz, CA… Continue reading

Diggin’ In the Cold Ground: Planting and Growing Egyptian Walking Onions

An Egyptian Walking Onion topset looks like, and essentially is, a miniature onion.  Topsets produced by these plants are generally smaller than the ordinary annual garden-variety onion sets.  They range in size from… Continue reading

Egyptian Walking Onion

When I found this onion, I was so excited.  First, I loved the name.  It instantly reminded me of the 80’s Bangles Song, “Walk Like An Egyptian”, and began running through my head,… Continue reading

Sidebar: A Word About Climate Maps

One of the most invaluable tools to have is to understand the climate you live in and how it will affect your gardening and landscaping plans.  There are a plethora of plants out… Continue reading

Sidebar: Using Coconut Coir Instead of Peat Moss

Coconut Coir versus Peat Moss.  Peat Moss has been a staple in gardening and soil amendments for a long time.  But Peat Moss is not considered renewable. The process of forming peat moss takes… Continue reading

For Better or Worse: Planting Fennel

In spite of the many caveats about planting Fennel in one’s yard, Fennel is actually pretty low maintenance and demands little attention once planted.  It can grow in moderately fertile, chalky soil, and… Continue reading

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