|Onion Bed, 3/12/2012|
Then carefully pulled them or cut them apart to individual stems. Often the outside of the onion was very soft and mushy, and had to be pulled off and composted. This is the collection of cleaned up stems:
These would have made nice green onions to eat, but I wanted to put them back in the ground. I trimmed off a lot of the roots, leaving about an inch. Tops were not trimmed, but probably could have been as the other gardeners who buy onion slips to plant receive them with trimmed tops.
|Separated and replanted onions, 3/12/2012|