How do you grow onions in Kentucky?
Kentucky producers and local markets reported solid demand for high-quality fresh onions, through the 2016 season. Site selection and planting A site located in full sun with well- drained soil is essential for good onion production. Onions prefer a soil high in organic matter with a soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8.
How do you grow onions in the South?
The soil for onion sets should be well drained and firm. Onion sets should be planted in early spring, before the last frost date, usually in March or April. The onions need cooler temperatures at the beginning of their growing cycle and will not be harmed by frost.
How do you grow carrots in Kentucky?
Sow your seeds in the ground, in a raised bed or in a container about 1/4 inch deep in the soil. Sow several seeds together about 2 inches apart. Provide ample space (12 - 18 inches) between rows. Keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate.