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What’s in the Garden? – E

Categories: Alphabetical Gardening.

It’s time for my weekly alphabetical garden tour to share what’s in the garden starting with D (birds, plants, whimsy and more). with you and with ABC Wednesday. One of my favourite plants to watch develop are the Egyptian Walking Onions.  They are the first to poke through the ground after the snow and they grow tall and have amazing little onion sets at the top of the green stalks. For a couple of years I grew Elephant Ears.  They are tender perennials here in my garden zone in Ontario, Canada but do grow as perennials in other parts of
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Egyptian Walking Onions

Categories: The Garden 2018 and Vegetables.

~ Egyptian walking onions, also called tree onions, perennial onions, winter onions, or just walking onions belong to the allium genus.  They prefer growing in full sun, are extremely hardy and easy to grow.  I find these onions are fascinating to grow in the garden. They are one of the first plants to poke through the ground in the spring.  At the top of each stem a small bulb starts to grow. From this develops the onion for next year. When the plant gets top heavy the stem bends over and the little onions plant themselves into the ground. After several
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