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wild

1. (of animals) living independently of man; not domesticated or tame
2. (of plants) growing in a natural state; not cultivated
3. living in a savage or uncivilized way
4. (of a card, such as a joker or deuce in some games) able to be given any value the holder pleases
5. a desolate, uncultivated, or uninhabited region
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Wild onions are found across the country from late winter to early summer, growing singly and in clumps.
When the asphodel plants were not available, the hermits ate wild onion, which were bitter and could be eaten if boiled.
Wild onion (Allium canadense) is also known as Meadow Garlic.
Now in a newly revised and significantly expanded edition, "The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower's Guide To Raising And Selling Cut Flowers" by Lynn Byczynski (who draws upon her considerable experience and expertise as the publisher and editor of the monthly industry newsletter 'Growing for Market' and her operation of the Wild Onion Farm in Lawrence Kansas) is the ideal instruction manual and guide for novice and experienced gardeners and farmers alike who wish to take full advantage of new techniques for prolonging their harvests, utilizing greenhouses, selecting flower cultivars, and post-harvest handling for growers throughout North American supplying commercial markets with their flowers.
The air smells of wild onion, spicebush, pine needles and damp earth.
Kirsten, owner of the Chicago-based private detective firm Wild Onion, Ltd, plans to stop the killer from harming her uncle accused of sex with a seventeen year old minor female.
Joe Kainz and family, founders of the Wild Onion Brewing Company in the Chicago suburb of Lake Barrington, IL, won half of the recent record-setting $363 million multi-state lottery jackpot.
Other features include a column by editor-publisher Lynn Byczynski called "Letter from Wild Onion Farm," a page of news briefs, readers' letters, a page of classified advertisements, and many, many generously illustrated display ads.
The summer air hangs so thick with the smell of wild onion, it makes folks want to stir up a pot of something.
Although she chooses to live in the resort area of Sunriver, Heaton and her husband Michael wanted to open their two restaurants, both called The Wild Onion Cafe, in Redmond and Bend.
Other wild edibles you might find amongst the cultivated: chickweed, wild onion, fennel, common mallow, wild carrot.