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Re: onion sets


I've bought red onion sets wholesale before so I do know what they are. But I don't like putting things off until spring and then having to hunt store to store for them, so I want to put them on mailorder. I just found some at gurneys.
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 9:33 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] onion sets


Heck the feed stores all sell them here Kitty.  What kind are you looking
for?

On 2/21/06, Bonnie Holmes <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:

They are carried at our local ACE hardware stores along with cabbage
family
sets, tomato seedlings, etc.


> [Original Message]
> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/21/2006 9:25:15 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] onion sets
>
> I don't think so. I can usually find onion sets at local nurseries
around
> here. An onion set is really a very small pre-onion (looks like a baby
> onion) that will grow at the tops of a mature onion. (They root when
they
> fall to the ground.) I would think bare root onions would be slightly
> rooted onion sets. Hmmm. Will have to check further. I'm certainly
not
an
> onion expert as I haven't been able to eat onions for years.
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Kitty
> Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 9:14 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] onion sets
>
> Geez Louise. You'd think it would be easy to just order some onion
sets.
> Up until just now I could only find Onion seed and Shallot sets. But,
no.
> We want onion sets. so I checked Park. No - they have "bareroot"
onions.
> Is bareroot the same as sets?
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
>
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Kemp TX
zone 8A

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