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Comment by Vicky Myers on March 5, 2012 at 11:40am

Nancy if you still have snow and ice I would say it is a bit early. I'd say wait til your temps stay above freezing at night and at least 45-50s days.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 3, 2012 at 2:21pm

Deborah, I might be able to help you out with the Egyptian Walking Onion, but you might want to make sure that is the one I have, it's in my photos. And I only ID'd it by looking through pics on a Yahoo search.

And it won't be for a few more weeks since we are still freezing up here in zone 5.

Comment by Deborah Hamel (Z9a-9b Arizona) on March 3, 2012 at 12:09pm

Family medical issues have kept me from participating in this group, but I think I am back now and would like some help. Phoenix, Arizona valley is my home and I am actively seeking bulbs for planting, specifically two varieties of onion:

1.  The Iitoi Onion, Allium cepa, also known as Papago Onion and Tahono O'odham Onion

2.  The Egyptian Walking Onion, Allium cepa proliferum, also known as Walking Onion and Tree Onion

Can anyone help me locate and acquire bulbs (5-10) for planting this spring? I know I am late for planting, should wait for fall, but would like to try now.

Thank you all for helping.

Comment by Bob (Z9B Florida) on March 1, 2012 at 12:19pm

Muriel .. I'm hoping that's what will happen with sweet pots this year and next.  This is the first year for a really large bed of sp and we can't wait. 

Comment by Muriel Fish on March 1, 2012 at 11:38am

We just finished the last of our taters last night.  They were all volunteers from the season before.  They came up even after roto-tilling the bed.  Sure did get a bunch of them.

Comment by KAREN GREER on March 1, 2012 at 9:53am

Thanks for the heads up Michael-My husband "raised his first born Taters" last year and boy was he a proud Papa!!! It was pretty endearing He certainly got the gardening "bug" now.

 

Comment by Michael Lee on March 1, 2012 at 7:50am

Its almost tater planting time here in western Orygun! A friend told me about this site that lists dozens of potato varieties, many of which are heirloom types. Thought it worth passing along to the group: www.potatogarden.com

Comment by Catherine Cronin (Ireland) on February 29, 2012 at 4:17am

Thanks for that tip, Vicky :)

Comment by Vicky Myers on February 29, 2012 at 4:07am

Some dang bugs ruined my indoor salad/herbs boxes. I set one outside so they can freeze to dead tonight what I didn't squish with my fingers.

Comment by Vicky Myers on February 29, 2012 at 4:06am

Catherine if you can't find them you can make your own out of yellow paper and anything sticky, I think even vaseline.

 

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