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 garlic is so easy to grow. 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…

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GROWING FOOD

How to Plant Garlic Bulbs

Planting Garlic Bulbs with Sensible Gardening and Living

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)

Curing Garlic at Sensible Gardening and Living

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. I knew they were…

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