Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

George Shirley (
Thu, 08 Jun 2000 14:58:52 -0500

That appears to be our problem. All of our winters since 1997 have been warm. I
have tried short day onions with no good results. I believe our soil is just too


Allen Merten wrote:
> George,
>         Plant any onions you want to bulb from mid-October through January.
> You'll harvest in May or June. We are in the short day variety zone. Any
> onions that you plant should be short day or intermediate day for best
> results. Intermediate onions will produce mixed results depending on the
> variety and the weather that winter. The warmer the winter is, the poorer
> the production.
>     Allen
>     Bastrop Co., SE Central TX
>     Zone 8