Onions/leeks/garlic

Our onion and leek crop failed this year. Garlic was great. We are in south western Ontario. They are grown in full sun. Crops are rotated. Garden is watered occasionally when very dry. Soil is loam. Both were replanted once.…

Chives that don’t bloom

I have the responsibility for a small flower bed on Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto. We decided to alternate Chives and marigolds (with other herbs in the middle. It would have been lovely had the chives bloomed, purple to contrast with the…

Allium Colours

Hello, I love alliums and am considering adding some purple ones to my garden. There are several purple varieties that are near-identical, except for the hue. I’ve noticed that some alliums are more lilac/lavender in colour whereas others are more…

Red inside stems of alliums.

Hello! I’m curious what the red is/means inside the stems of my Alliums. PH balance? I felt bad enough cutting them down! Then it looked like they were bleeding. Thank you.…