Growing Onions

Michelle RobertsGardening, Planting Tips

Onions

OnionsĀ – the mystical cure all, with no definite place of origin and found to be a part of ancient cultures all over the world. From the Sumerian’s to the Chinese, the Egyptians to the Native Americans, onions have been used as a food staple, burial adornments, and a healing herb since before written history. The medicinal and nutritive value of onions would surprise most. Possessing generous amounts of quercetin, the onion protects against cataracts, cardiovascular disease, cancer, cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Onions are anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and anti fungal! The list of positive properties goes on and on. We once … Read More