Onion Harvest

OnionsA good gap in the weather today meant I managed to pull the onions up and leave them for a few hours to dry out on the soil. The Hercules and Sturon varieties were picked, as were the Hired which looked delicious! On the shallot front the randoms from the allotment club and the Hired varieties were pulled, as were the garlic, and the whole lot carted up to the garage to stay overnight before being either platted or laid on hessian before bagging up in net bags. The smell was incredible, strong enough to topple an elephant, assuming an elephant isn’t keen on onions…

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