Introduction: How to Grow Garlic
A guide on how to grow Garlic .
I plant Garlic twice a year. In Early spring and in late September. There are several types of garlic.
Softneck garlic -which is the garlic in which you see at your typical grocery store.
Artichoke garlic - is a milder flavor garlic that can be stored up to eight months.
silverskin garlic - Is a easy to grow garlic with a strong taste and stores up to 12 months.
The pictures shown here planting the garlic are a silver skin type. They were planted 2 weeks ago .They should be ready by early september .
The pictures where the garlic stalks that are about 10 inches high were planted last year in september.They will be ready in late july..
Step 1: Materials
(1) recycled box from the local fruit market
(2) 1 bag peat moss
(3) 4 bags garden soil
(4) 10 clothes of garlic from last years crop
Step 2: Planting the Garlic
First start by putting a 8 inch layer of garden soil in the bottom of the garlic box .
Then i put 5 inches of peat moss on top if that . Then finish filling the box with more top soil.
To plant the garlic stick your finger in the soil up to your second knuckle on your index finger .
Drop the garlic in ( TIP UP) the hole and cover lightly with soil.
Step 3: Watching Them Grow
After about two weeks you will start to see a green finger come out of the soil.
Step 4: Last Years Crop
Here are pictures of last years crop we planted last September .They should be ready about the end of July.
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