There's never a time when onions aren't ready for harvesting.

They can be picked and eaten at any stage. No matter how many onions you use during the season, though, it's nice to have a crop of big onions mature at the end of summer to store for the fall and winter months. When to Harvest? You can always tell when onions have stopped growing. The leaves will lose their color, weaken at the top of the bulb and flop over....