Allium Production audio

Treasured for their culinary, and even some medicinal properties, allium crops such as garlic, onions, shallots, chives and leeks provide gratifying yields, when their needs are met. This class provides the tools and techniques required to achieve your allium production goals. Instructor Pat Battle teaches us about their genetics, soils and soil preparation, timing, seeds, as opposed to sets, seedling production, crop care, harvest, best storage varieties and preparation methods to ensure successful storage. Discover the diversity of perennial alliums such as bunching onions, walking onions, potato onions and perennial leeks. Pat will also touch on alliums’ nutritional and culinary attributes and how to make the most of them in your kitchen.