Did you know that you can use the bottoms of green onions to grow new ones? I thought this was pretty cool (and economical, because I always seem to buy a bundle and can’t use them all before they go bad). You just put the white bulbs with the little roots in a shot glass of water and give them a week or so. The roots will grow, and you’ll also get new onion shoots coming out the other end. From here you can plant them, and they’ll keep growing.
At least, until a friendly neighborhood squirrel comes along and decides he wants to dig them up.
Anybody have any tips for keeping the squirrels away from your plants? They dug up a bunch of my iris bulbs this year and are often threatening my succulents too.