Growing Onion

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04 Feb 11 stuart (Australia - temperate climate)
plant onions on the winter solstice
01 Mar 11 Brianna (Australia - temperate climate)
I like to plant my onion seedling out on the winter solstice, as they are less inclined to go to seed and more likely to create nice big onions. If they still try and flower I just cut the flower off and bend the whole top over and generally they still create nice bulbs. To do this I start the seeds off in a tray 4-6 weeks before the winter solstice.
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