Onions, garlic & shallots

Here’s everything you need to grow your own onions, garlic, and shallots from scratch. Learn how to grow onions and shallots from sets or seeds, and pick up top tips on how to store your crop for the months ahead. Want to know the difference between onions and shallots? See our helpful guide.

If you’re ready to begin, browse our full range of onion, shallot, and garlic sets for autumn and spring planting. And if you prefer to start your alliums from seed, take a look at our excellent choice of onion, leek and shallot seeds.

Find out how to plant, care for and harvest your garlic sets. Top tip: plant your garlic before Christmas to get your cloves off to a flying start.

We've searched the internet to bring together the best onion articles, how-to videos and Instagram posts to help you successfully grow these tasty alliums.

Learn how to grow your spring onions from seed here. This guide takes you all the way from sowing the best varieties to harvesting your own crunchy crop.

Ever pondered the difference between onions and shallots? Whether you prefer seed or sets, here’s everything you need to know about growing sweet and tasty shallots.

If you love the taste of garlic and want to try growing your own garlic sets from scratch, our new masterclass is where you'll find some of the best advice.

Read our top tips and successfully sow your onion seeds for a bumper harvest. You can start them off indoors or wait until the right time to direct sow outdoors.

Find all you need to grow onions and shallots in this comprehensive guide. Includes advice on harvesting and storing your bulbs as well as the best varieties to try.

See what T&M’s Kris Collins has to say about the cost-effectiveness of home growing onions. With a wide choice of varieties and far better flavours, it’s a no brainer!

Onions, shallots and garlic head up our list of top ten winter vegetables. Find out what else you can grow through the coldest months here.

Browse our full range of garlic, onion, and shallot sets here, including new and heritage varieties. Plant a tasty mix of colours and flavours for harvests throughout the year.

Choose your onion and shallot seeds from our wide range of heritage varieties and popular favourites. If you want to win the village show, this is the place to start!


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