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Post  eraxpar on 7/8/2012, 8:52 am

onions are showing...you can see the bulb. can I cover the bulb to promote more growth and to keep them from the sun and other elements. Or is this ok
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Post  camprn on 7/8/2012, 8:57 am

Congrats! My onions are taking forever to bulb up. It's perfect to just let them push up and sit 1/2 way in, 1/2 way out of the Mel's Mix. Very Happy

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Thank you...
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Post  htanguay on 7/15/2012, 11:52 am

I was wondering the same thing. Also the leaves do not stand up. This is my first time growing onions. Should I be concerned.

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Post  rowena___. on 7/15/2012, 12:09 pm

somewhere i have a link showing how i grow onions--i let them pop up as much as they want then as they fill out i uncover them all the way to the roots. this allows them to cure on their own when the time is right. i'll try to find that link when i get back on my home computer.
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Post  greatgranny on 7/15/2012, 2:27 pm

@rowena___. wrote:somewhere i have a link showing how i grow onions--i let them pop up as much as they want then as they fill out i uncover them all the way to the roots. this allows them to cure on their own when the time is right. i'll try to find that link when i get back on my home computer.

I agree. I check them when I'm watering and run a finger around the bulb to push more soil away. I never did that before and had small onions. Now mine are getting reasonably large.
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