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    Default My garlic and red onions are growing like mad things!

    Ok they are supposed to hybernate for winter but both garlic and red onions are growing really, really well.
    Both were planted 3rd week of Oct
    Are they going to surive the winter (if we have one) and is there anything I can do to slow down these perky little blighters?
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    They'll be fine once the temperature drops they'll go into hibernation and set off again in the Spring.....
    The love of gardening is a seed once sown never dies ...

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    It's great isn't it!
    Something to look forward to after the dark of winter.

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    Brilliant - I still might get some onions and garlic next year. Mind you our bulbs are making a break for it as well so I forsee a late spring again.
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    leave well alone till next spring. one word of warning. i have yet to get my red onions not to go to seed. so good luck.
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    My onions are growing well too, I only put them in a fortnight ago...
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    I have 3/4 beds all going strong, long may it continue.

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    I like the reg plates on the beds, BM!
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