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Homegrown/Homemade: How to Plant Onions

Sarah Breckenridge, Robyn Doyon-Aitken, and Danielle Sherry. Videography by Gary Junken. Edited by Cari Delahanty
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Welcome to Homegrown/Homemade. I’m a cook who needs some help in the garden and Fine Gardening‘s Danielle Sherry is a gardener who needs some help in the kitchen. We’ve teamed up to show gardeners and cooks of all skill levels how get the most out of their crops from seed to plate. In this series, Danielle convinces me that planting and growing onions is well worth the effort, so I’m willing to give it a try. Then, I’ll show Danielle how to cut onions so they’ll cook evenly for a a big batch of caramelized onions and demonstrate an easy appetizer/side dish that really showcases this sweet, robust cooks’ favorite.

Episode One: How to Plant Onions
Onions are notoriously hard to grow, but this year, I’m giving it a try with expert advice from Fine Gardening‘s Danielle Sherry. To start us off, Danielle shares a few farmers’ tricks for growing strong, more disease-resistant plants. Now, if my onions prove Juno-resistant as well, we’ll be roasting onions in no time.

Other episodes about onions
How to Plant Onions How to Care for Onion Plants How to Harvest and Cure Onions
Episode One: How to Plant Onions   Episode Two: How to Care for Onion Plants   Episode Three: How to Harvest & Cure Onions
How to Store and Preserve Onions Roasted Onions Stuffed with Prosciutto & Parmesan
Episode Four: How to Preserve & Store Onions   Recipe: Roasted Onions Stuffed with Prosciutto & Parmesan

For more on growing onions, see our sister site, VegetableGardener.com.

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