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  • Grow Onions From Discarded Onion Bottoms

    When you cut the onion bottom off, which end goes in the water - the cut side or the end? So then, when do you transfer it from water to dirt (pot or ground)? Thanks to all who have shared their experiences. I'm hoping that I'll be able to "contribute" some valuable feedback one day. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK, EVERYONE!!!

    Hello there, ricanprincess92. So, I'm just starting out with the gatrdening thing. I cut the bottom off the round, white onion like you have pictured here (but with a little less "meat"). Then I put it in a little bit of water - enough to cover the bottom. BUT!!! I see here that you put it with the cut side down in the water, right? I put the bottom in the water, with cut side up. It's been about a week, and the bottom is sprouting a couple of tiny, white roots. I'm visually challenged, but I just looked again, and it might have a couple of green shoots (WHATEVER!) sprouting up from the center of the old withered, brown leaves. Am I on the right track, or do I have it upside-down??

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