That’s Shallot

Having pickled the first sowing of radishes, our next harvest at The Secret Acre was once again the over wintered onions and garlic.

This year’s varieties were Cristo and Iberian Wight for the garlic with Troy F1 white onions and Electric red onions. Although the results seem on a par with last year’s varieties.

This year, Emma tried some spring planting of shallots – a first for us – which also grew well, even as the canyon sized drought cracks threatened to swallow them up!

Our 2018 onion and garlic harvest.

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