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Onions… again and more

Autumn is near and more and more food is coming out of the gardens.  We have been eating more apples, canning tomatoes (not very historic), braiding onions, cut down the tobacco, pulled sunflower heads to dry seeds,  are eating more melons, and much… much more.  The above picture shows a braid of our Ailsa Craig onions.  My youngest daughter (15 mo.) is on the chair next to them for scale. It was a good yellow onion...

Onions and Melons

The gardens have been progressing well and we have been enjoying the fruits of our labors.  Below is a photo of one of our Ailsa Craig onions.  We had a great crop of them this year (although I wish I had planted more).  It is hard to really see here, but the onion is about 6″ in diameter at its largest and is one of MANY like this. Just last night I was looking through the canteloupe and saw one that looked close...