Onions
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What is taking away my onion sets?

Zone PE25 3AL | Skeggie added on May 1, 2019 | Answered

Planted onion sets 5 days ago, second day 2 had gone? so netted them and then 2 days later 24 onions have completely gone? What could be taking them?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 2, 2019

Could be small rodents, squirrels, chipmunks, or birds. Deer also have been known to find onions and eat them.

Surround onions with a chicken wire enclosure. Try some of the ideas in the links below.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/birds-eating-seedlings.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/get-rid-squirrels.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/garden-mouse-control.htm

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