Vegetables and Fruit forum: Green Onions in Water

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Name: Cheryl
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jul 9, 2013 5:07 PM CST
These can give and give and give you green onion tops for a loooooong time!

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Name: Marilyn
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CDsSister
Jul 9, 2013 5:44 PM CST

I'm going to try that. I have done celery and eventually it does go mushy but with the clipping of the onion greens
maybe that keeps it fresh longer.
Name: Debra
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lovemyhouse
Jul 9, 2013 5:55 PM CST
Cheryl, how often do you change out the water?
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Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jul 9, 2013 6:13 PM CST
I change the water every other day at least but usually daily.
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Name: Debra
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lovemyhouse
Jul 9, 2013 6:49 PM CST
thanks. Smiling
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Name: Christine
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wildflowers
Jul 10, 2013 7:57 AM CST
Great idea! I'm gonna try it with the onions I have in the frig right now; it's worth a try. Thumbs up

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Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
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RickCorey
Jul 10, 2013 11:33 AM CST
Do they get milder or spicier than the originals? More tender or more tough?
Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jul 10, 2013 7:18 PM CST
I only eat the green tops so that the roots can grow. (Sometimes I trim the roots)They taste the same to me-mild green onion flavor. You can also grow the end of a white/red onion in water. Those greens might be stronger?? I will try that, too! With the Romaine, they all look nice on my window sill.
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Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
Sunset Zone 5. Koppen Csb. Eco 2f
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RickCorey
Jul 11, 2013 11:42 AM CST
Thanks.
Name: Mary
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MaryE
Jul 12, 2013 1:35 PM CST
What a great and simple idea!
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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jul 12, 2013 1:57 PM CST
I just put some in water two days ago and they are already sprouting new greens! nodding

this is going to be a nice money saver too!
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