Onions can make you cry but they give so much back in return. Found in almost every kitchen around Australia, they can be served hot or cold.
Choose from red, brown or white varieties as well as spring onions and shallots. Onions along with garlic, leeks and shallots are members of the Allium family.
Low in calories and full of water, they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Not one of the quick-growing vegies, they will take 6-8 months to harvest. They are great as a companion plant in the vegie patch, as they help to deter pests.
Follow our seven easy steps to successful onion harvest including tips along the way.