garlic envy

Garlic, My Harvests, Root Vegetables
I visited my Mom ‘s garden yesterday. I weeded her paths dense with purslane and grasses. I fertilized her tomatoes and squashes, pulled her spent pea vines, and gave Charley a bunch of old broccoli stems and a few last peas to eat. I also pulled my Mom’s ripe garlic.…
 
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garlic sources for planting

Garlic, Planning the Garden
I’ve been asked me where I buy garlic and for other sources so I thought I’d post this list again. I posted it last October too. Here’s the list of garlic seed sources that people have recommended in response to my post a few days ago. They look awesome! I…
 
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mid-winter garlic

Garlic, Root Vegetables
I checked the garlic growing in my garden today. “Music” (pictured) is up an inch or so above the salt march hay mulch. The tops of the plants look weather burnt, but underneath they’re green. “Late Italian” is up about 2 inches above the mulch. “Duganski” isn’t up yet. Our…
 
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garlic sources for planting

Garlic, Planning the Garden, Seeds
Here’s the list of garlic seed sources that people have recommended so far from my post a few days ago. They look awesome! I can’t wait to try out some new sources. If you have one to add, let me know and I’ll include it here. Pacific Northwest: Filaree Garlic…
 
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today’s harvest

Garlic, My Harvests
I pulled 25 heads of garlic and cut most of my broccoli today. The upper photo is what I collected at my community plot. The lower one from, my home garden (and the chicken coop). I haven’t been to my community plot in a while I guess as those zucchini…
 
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my last clove of garlic

Garlic, Root Vegetables
I planted 75 cloves of garlic last fall. It gave me a pretty good harvest. There were a few more rotted coves than usual, but my main wish is that I had more heads. I’ve had years when my harvest lasts til April. I was jealous to read a blog…
 
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