Where To Plant: Onions grow and size up best in well-drained soil planted in full sun
When To Plant: Onions like growing in cool weather so start seeds indoors 6- to 8-weeks before your last frost date.
How To Plant: Plant the sets, pointy side up, 2 inches deep in the soil. Space them 6-inches apart in rows 1 foot apart. Shallot bulbs have a similar look and feel as sets and are planted the same distance apart.
Added Benefits: Some of the health benefits of onions reliving includes the common cold, asthma, bacterial infections, respiratory problems, angina, and cough. Onions are also known to repel bloodthirsty insects.
Tips: onions do not need consistent watering if mulch is used. About one inch of water per week (including rain water) is sufficient. If you want sweeter onions, water more.