The message <35A3C6D0.3248 at altavista.net>
from slap <slapper at altavista.net> contains these words:
> Hi. Last week I found an onion in my pantry. It had been there for a
> couple of months and had started to grow. I admire this and I want it to
> carry on growing. What's the best thing for it now? I found an onion
> growing once before and I put it in peat soil and watered it but it
> died. I like plants but I'm hopeless with them so all help appreciated.
Just a thought really but you could try to grow it by wedging it in a
glass of water (maybe with a drop of plant food) and then you can
watch the subterranean processes all the way through. I'm hopeless
with growing too so good luck!