Located at the base of Buckhorn Mountain at 6700' elevation, Buckhorn Gardens is a small, organic vegetable farm 13mi. south of Montrose, Colorado. Our farm is an active part of a 12,000 acre ranch; however, we only manage 3 acres with intensive vegetable gardening.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Today we seeded onions and leeks! We want to share all the varieties with you.
We seeded:
New York Early
White Wing
Clear Dawn
Copra F1
Walla Walla
Yellow of Purma
Red Long Tropez
Candy F1
Borrettana Cippoloni
Jaune Paille Des Vertus
Bronze D' Amposta
Alisa Craig
Flat of Italy
Violet de Galmi
Bianca Di Maggio
Australian Brown
Pearl Drop
Pacific Pearl
Gold Coin
Red Marble
Bleu de Solaise
King Richard
Giant Mussel Burgh
Our Favorite is Violet Di Galmi from Southeast Niger. It has been grown for over 100 years! It has a purple-pinkish color to it and a bit flat in shape. We are very excited about it and we hope we can harvest many of them:)We grew this variety in Mississippi and we really enjoyed them. We are going to give them a shot in Colorado!!!! If anyone has onion recipes please email us and share them.


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