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8 messages
24/11/2011 at 15:27
Off to plant my onions and shallots now I know how to .
24/11/2011 at 15:28
Just wondering if it would still be okay to plant out shallots this
week with the cold weather coming
24/11/2011 at 15:28
I don't have heirloom shallots, altho I found the idea of leaving one plant to seed a good one, although how long do shallot seeds take to grow into bulbs? Do I need to lift them and overwinter?
I really needed to know how far apart to grow shallots in a container.
24/11/2011 at 15:29
I have planted out shallots in trays in the greenhouse, early jan. however they was in seed form and not in bulb! Was this a good idea as i am a novice allotment owner. Alot of ppl seam to be planting out bulb form?
17/02/2013 at 16:10
Where did Monty get this galvanised pot please?
17/02/2013 at 17:59

Hello, I've bought my very first shallots sets- Golden Gourmet I think they are called. There is so much conflicting advice out there. When should I plant them?

Thanks for any advice

21/02/2014 at 12:17
I always plant my shallots now, but put an open ended cloche over the top to stop them getting waterlogged or frozen if we have a cold snap.
KEF
21/02/2014 at 16:05

That will also help prevent birds pulling them up

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