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Walking Onions

By handlerstudio  
These alien like creatures are actually onions. As they grow, the tops, or head of the onion stalk droops down to the ground, and the hook-like appendage becomes a root, and the bed of onions spreads. One we had these in our garden, during growing season, we have never had to buy scallions.

Peter

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Walking Onions

Voters: Mollycat, Daisymaye, kathrynlouise and 25 more


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Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 3:35AM
Certainly different to onions I've seen Peter. Thanks for the interesting pictures.
Peter.

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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
4 Jun 2014 4:02AM
This must be the seed pod. Great set.
Jocelia Plus
5 2 1 Australia
4 Jun 2014 4:43AM
I have just been busy tilling my onion bed for re-seeding.
A bed of onions is so useful what ever the kind.
Your photo gives off a delight, V1 and 3 would be my choice…..WinkWinkWink
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
4 Jun 2014 6:36AM
Isn't nature wonderful? Excellent and interesting shots.

Andy
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 7:24AM
Never seen these before Peter, a great set of imagesSmile

Cliff
4 Jun 2014 9:58AM
Good pictures and narrative.
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2014 10:59AM
Very triffid like...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
4 Jun 2014 12:58PM
A fabulous set of images Peter. V1 being my favourite GrinGrin

Kathryn
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
4 Jun 2014 1:54PM
Strange looking onions indeed Peter !!
Interesting shots.
Mick.
Bantu Plus
3 7 1 India
4 Jun 2014 1:56PM
Great imagination,lovely closeup.

Vikram
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Jun 2014 3:20PM
Walking onions are so much fun-- worth the mess they make of the garden! (easy to remove)--I have heard that they are edible!
More like an invasion of Triffids,our local supermarket is behind the times,only selling the old round variety.Do they taste as awful as they look?
Martyn.
4 Jun 2014 6:39PM
Intriguing
4 Jun 2014 10:01PM
Learn something new ever day! Cathy
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2014 6:54AM
How very interesting!
Very well observed! GrinGrinGrin
IB
5 Aug 2014 11:18AM
You see with the eye of an artist, great work!
Greetings from Michigan,
Doerthe

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