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    Default plant shallots now

    I have not grown shallots before, my sets have arrived, can I plant them now, or should I wait until all risk of frost has passed?

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    I think definitely get them in, mine went in a few weeks back. Shallots go in earlier than onions.

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    February is the best time for planting shallots I've found, but planted now they will be ok!
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    Yep, get them in now...
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    I tend to plant mine in modules then plant out on the plot when I do my onions - this is mainly as the beds don't tend to be ready any earlier as I haven't eaten enough cabbages
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