GROWING FOOD

Guide to Growing Garlic

Your Guide to Growing Garlic with Sensible Gardening

Fall is garlic planting time and what I like is that growing garlic is so easy. You can use garlic sets that are available at the garden centre or farmers market, or save a few of your best bulbs from the previous season. It’s best not to plant bulbs from your grocery store as they have often been treated to…

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GROWING FOOD

How to Plant Garlic Bulbs

how to plant garlic with Sensible Gardening

We can never have enough garlic in our household and I would need a very large area to grow all that we use. I do contribute however by giving garlic a full row all to itself in the vegetable patch.This year I purchased my garlic seed bulbs at the farmers market from a local organic grower. I believe he said…

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GROWING FOOD

Garlic Demystified (How to Cure Garlic)

How to cure garlic with Sensible Gardening

Just can’t get enough garlic around here. We cook with it profusely. Last fall I planted a lovely row of garlic cloves which did very well. Wintered beautifully and and grew to full size bulbs. I dug them up about a week ago and was pleasantly surprised to see well formed, large bulbs of wonderful garlic. Now what? How to…

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GROWING FOOD

It’s Garlic Time

how to plant garlic with Sensible Gardening

Garlic is one of the most useful plants you will ever grow. It has been used for food and medicines for centuries by many different cultures. There are over a hundred compounds in garlic that give it it’s abilities as a healing herb. Technically you could buy a garlic head at the grocers and separate and plant the clove of…

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