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November 10, 2009

Plant autumn garlic

Filed under: root veg — Tags: , , — TopVeg @ 2:37 pm

There is still time to plant autumn garlic.  Garlic is easy to grow, good fro the heart and gums, and very handy in the kitchen!
The Germidour variety of garlic is:

  • soft necked
  • autumn planting
  • large, white bulbs
  • mild but  rich flavour.

Click this link to buy some germidour garlic.

 

Germidour garlic

Germidour garlic

 

The Messidrome variety of garlic:

  • soft necked
  • autumn planting
  • large, white bulbs
  • excellent flavour for cooking.

Click this link to buy some Messidrome garlic.

 

Messidrome garlic

Messidrome garlic

 

To plant autumn garlic:

  • plant from early October to early December
  • separate the bulbs into individual cloves
bulbofgarlic-split

bulbofgarlic-split

  • plant the cloves just below the surface
clove-of-garlic

clove-of-garlic

  • cloves 10cm apart
  • rows 15-20cm apart
  • the pointed end of the clove should be upwards
  • soil needs to be free-draining so that the cloves are waterlogged

 

Click the link to buy some Autumn Garlic which can be planted up to early December, as long as the soil is not too wet.

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1 Comment

  1. Garlic is a plant very useful in türkiyede almost all the food we use a natural antibiotic and he is great in my taste.

    Comment by nihaty — December 4, 2009 @ 2:32 pm

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