Harvested purple shallot bulbs.


Shallots are a type of small onion, but they have a milder aroma and sweeter flavor profile that sets them apart from their siblings. Adding them to you garden plot is a great way to add flavor to your dishes. They are easy to grow, and they typically produce an abundant harvest each year. Learn how to plant, grow, care for, and harvest shallots with our guides down below. Happy gardening!

How to Plant and Grow Shallots

A close up horizontal image of red shallots both whole and sliced in half set on a wooden surface.

Shallots are a type of onion that has a sweet, mild flavor beloved of fine-dining chefs that can be difficult to find in the grocery store. Why not try growing your own? Discover how to plant and grow gourmet shallots in your garden now with this guide. Plus, we’ll share our favorite recipe ideas! Read more now.

When and How to Harvest Shallots

A close up horizontal image of freshly harvested shallots set on soil in the garden, with green foliage and red bulbs, pictured in bright sunshine on a soft focus background.

If you are growing shallots in your garden, you might be feeling a bit confused about how and when to pick the delicious bulbs. Do you pull them up when the tops turn yellow, or does something else have to happen too? Discover when and how to harvest shallots in this guide, plus some bonus recipe ideas! Read more now.