Trellising onions for seed

The first flower buds are starting to appear on these seed onions.

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We normally trellis seed crops with stakes and twine. But this year we’re trying some Hortonova trellis netting on the seed onions. We hope it will be a bit easier to manage all the stems and maybe be a bit quicker to set up.

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On the left of the onions, there’s some Red Russian kale in flower.

On the right is cilantro. This cilantro is about 2 weeks away from being the right size for beautiful bunches. And conveniently enough, our first CSA baskets start in 2 weeks! 

What amazing cilantro timing – it’s almost like it was planned that way.

My next free online workshop is on Thursday May 19 at 2pm Eastern …

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