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we pulled our onions today and its a bountiful crop. lovely large red onions and good groups of shallots.
I have laid them under the car port spread out to dry. What the best way to store them once they are ready to be put away for use?

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My grandad used to pop them in old tights or stockings, tying a knot between each one ,then hang them up somewhere dry, he used to grow loads and they lasted for months, his shallots were also hung in nets....

9 Jul, 2011


My father did that aswell. When I was little I would never eat them after they'd been in there - and they called me a fussy b****r lol.
Myself I always tie them in strings like JohnnyOnions :o) I haven't got any this year. They've bolted so I'm going to throw them in the recycling tip !

10 Jul, 2011

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