Experts and BHG readers answer.
I try to have some onions for this season. But now that they are ready to harvest all the garlic, red, white, & yellow onions barely grew in size. They have flowered and turning yellow already and dying back. What am I doing wrong?
Onions are daylength dependent for forming bulbs. In your area, plant onions early in the spring and make certain that you grow long-day (or day-neutral) onions in order to get large bulbs. Also, onions grown from sets rather than from seed or transplants will flower much faster. Try growing plants from seed or transplants instead.
Garlic, on the other hand, should be planted in the fall or late summer.