Will deer eat my onions drying in the sun? Need asnwer asap

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by babysteps, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. babysteps

    babysteps living at 6800 feet

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    I pulled my onions this evening and have them drying in on the picnic table out by the garden. If deer eat onions bulbs they would be easy pickings. Do I need to be concerned. I had read it is good to cure them in the sun for a few days before moving them into a dry warm place to cure.

    I'll check back later because I need to know tonight. The white onion crop was good and I don't want to lose them. Thanks!

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  2. ginsengsally

    ginsengsally Well-Known Member

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    If deer didn't eat them in the ground, they probably won't eat them on the picnic table. They don't really care for anything in the Allium family. (Garlic, onions, shallots, etc.)
     

  3. babysteps

    babysteps living at 6800 feet

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    Thanks so much for the quick answer. I will leave them 'till morning and not worry. babysteps