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Johnplotman's Journal

Johnplotman's Journal

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Another member of the seed room,Onions.

26 February 2011 09:48:22
More Onions [Allium cepa] started.

More Onions [Allium cepa] started.

I have started more onions for a brief spell,before moving on to a deeper area.Onions do well with the Cabbage[Brassica] areas,and also with the Tomatoes.[Lycopersicon esculentum].Onions do not like the Legumes,Peas and Beans.


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Clara Clara 26 February 2011 10:08:35

Woo! John you must like onions  so tidy and well on the way goog luck with them.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 26 February 2011 10:18:31

Thank you,Clara.I do indeed,especially as with the Carrots for example,when along with the Onions,both scent help each other.The scent of the Carrots ward off Onion fly and in return the scent on the Onions help again Carrot fly.


Jacinta Jacinta 26 February 2011 13:01:13

The mirror in the background makes it seem like you have even MORE onions that you have. I want a big mirror on one of my garden walls to create a 'Trompe L'oeil' effect to make the garden seem bigger.


Johnplotman Johnplotman 28 February 2011 17:14:50

That it does,Jacinta.My plan is to reflect as much bright weather as is possible.


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