Gardening in Southwest Washington State. Aiming for good food, sustainability, diversity, ecological balance. Learning from tradition, science, experience, and experimentation. Growing fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. Growing from seeds, cuttings, divisions, and grafting. Puttering meditation.
Saturday, October 06, 2012
Onion and Chive update. Raised bed.
Already, the Chinese chives are filling in with new leaves, stout and firm. The smaller, finer "Illinois rescue" garlic chives are filling in faster than the Chang Chun culinary Chinese chives. The Egyptian Walking Onions have many new shoots as well - some 3 inches tall. I think about 2/3 have started growing above the soil. Fast. Both the bulbs and the topsets are growing fast. There are 2 bunches of cilantro that I planted a week or two ago. Almost ready to eat.
The Yellow Potato Onions are sending up new shoots. That's about 2 weeks? No garlic up yet. I'm not greedy, they will grow in their own time.