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#162585 - 02/22/12 01:18 PM 2011 Garden - Garlic
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Some more pics. These are of our 2011 garlic crop. Usually harvest toward end of July. Had about 1000 plants last year. This year a little over 1/2 that. Garlic has come up (planted first of October last). Now about 1" high.






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#162590 - 02/22/12 01:50 PM Re: 2011 Garden - Garlic [Re: packlite]
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nice goodjob

I would say that is a lot but the way we go thru garlic it isn't grin

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#162593 - 02/22/12 02:20 PM Re: 2011 Garden - Garlic [Re: Ewker]
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Originally Posted By Ewker

I would say that is a lot but the way we go thru garlic it isn't grin

Exactly my sentiment.

We like to braid the smaller heads for give-away to friends, neighbors. We save largest cloves for next year's seed. We pickle some and use in pickling other veggies. I eat a lot of it raw, especially early in the season when it's easier to peel and we use a lot in cooking. So, in fact, the harvest really isn't too much.

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#162601 - 02/22/12 05:35 PM Re: 2011 Garden - Garlic [Re: packlite]
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Wow!!

I haven't tried growing garlic yet. That really makes me want to give it a shot.

Thanks for posting the pics.
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#162604 - 02/22/12 06:33 PM Re: 2011 Garden - Garlic [Re: billstephenson]
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Last year was my first year harvesting garlic. I only did a few to try it out two falls ago. I put in even more last fall. We will see how well I do this year.
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