Fertilizing Onion Plants

Onions have different nutritional needs as they grow. Unlike garlic, onions are not big eaters and don’t require much in the way of food. They must still be fed a little, however, and it’s important to know when to feed your onions, what to feed them (depending upon your soil type) and when to stop fertilizing to get the biggest, plumpest bulbs.

NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of 9 articles. For a complete background on how to grow onion plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.