Pest & Disease Control for Onion Plants

Fortunately, onions are not prone to many of the pest and disease problems that commonly occur in vegetable gardens—in fact, onions (like garlic) act as a natural pest repellent for the whole garden. Deer, mice and voles will not trouble your onions, and onions' sulphur content is offensive to many insect pests.

NOTE: This is part 7 in a series of 9 articles. For a complete background on how to grow onion plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.