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onion plant


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n onion plant bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
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In literature:

Tad has a mule team, and we are going to plant onions.
"Acres of Diamonds" by Russell H. Conwell
She longed for the mud hut at Beni Souef, and the smell of the river and the little field of onions she planted every year.
"Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
Otto approached the dwelling; before it lay a little plot of land, planted with potatoes and carrots, and also beds of onions and thyme.
"O. T." by Hans Christian Andersen
I called this beatifull and fertile island after this plant Onion Island.
"The Journals of Lewis and Clark" by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
It is not likely that I shall ever, on this side of the grave, plant onion seed again.
"Frenzied Fiction" by Stephen Leacock
Some of our plant foods, such as potatoes, turnips, onions, sweet potatoes, parsnips, and radishes, grow under ground.
"The Child's Day" by Woods Hutchinson
Plant onions when the horns of the moon are down.
"Current Superstitions" by Various
I was thinking whether I hadn't better plant more onions.
"The Young Treasure Hunter" by Frank V. Webster
A good lot of sweet corn is planted, besides peas, onions, lettuce, and radishes.
"The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson" by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
And all the little onion plants were scratched up.
"Bobby of Cloverfield Farm" by Helen Fuller Orton
Weed the spinach, onions, and other new-sown plants.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Why should onions be planted near the potatoes in a garden?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
Tad has a mule team, and we are going to plant onions.
"Acres of Diamonds" by Russell H. Conwell
An onion-like plant, the bulbs of which are used for flavoring.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Cindy had spent hours on her knees, planting corn, melons, onions, everything that could be eaten and would grow.
"We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run" by James Arthur Kjelgaard
I once knew a merchant who had twenty acres of new land broken and planted with onion sets.
"What and Where is God?" by Richard La Rue Swain
I'd make him chop down them good-for-nothing trees out there and plant onions.
"Bolanyo" by Opie Percival Read
Cover up onions, spinach, sprouts, cabbage or lettuce plants with a covering of 2 or 3 in.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
Just outside they had planted a garden and onions and other things were growing.
"Diary of an Enlisted Man" by Lawrence Van Alstyne
Of vegetables, leeks, garlic, and onions were forbidden, and also all plants which had grown up among impure matter.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker

In news:

Commercial organic onion growers plant into rows of plastic to keep weed populations low.
I was in the garden planting onions in my underpants when my neighbor, Moisés González, a documentary filmmaker, poked his head over the fence.
Leek moths are an invasive species which live off of plants like onions, garlic, leeks and chives.
All Night Egg Plant's Lox, Onion and Cream Cheese Omelette.
I planted lettuce, radishes, beets and two pounds of onion sets.
St Marys native Emily Pfeufer Kelly is shown in an onion field at one of the many farm sites she visits as part of her training in becoming a plant pathologist.
Chilly temperatures and plant diseases delayed the planting of Georgia's sweet Vidalia onion crop, but there's also been some good news about the ballyhooed bulbs.
All Night Egg Plant's Lox, Onion and Cream Cheese Omelette.
When you think of garden plants that are consumed, tomatoes, onions, peppers, melons, peas and beans typically come to mind.
Onions are an example of a plant sensitive to day length.
I planted my garden peas this week, along with beets, spinach, lettuce, onions, mesclun salad mixes, corn salad, and kohlrabi.
1 square foot = 4 lettuce plants, 1 pepper, 9 spinach or bean plants, 16 carrots or onions or radishes.
One of the more popular vegetables to plant is onions.
Olga sings softly while working in the field, stooped over and stuffing onion plants into small holes that were made a few minutes earlier by a tractor.