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What is the Best Potting Soil for Herbs?

What is the Best Potting Soil for Herbs?

There are many reasons why people are planting herbs in pots. This is great for creating a green space, and you can use the herbs in your food and even more medical uses. Even if this isn’t hard to plant and maintain herbs in pots […]

Garlic and Garlic Scape Recipes

Garlic and Garlic Scape Recipes

Garlic and Garlic Scape Recipes “Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; Wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; Lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; Garlic makes it good.” ~Alice May Brock Available in June, garlic scapes […]

When Can I Buy Garlic?

When Can I Buy Garlic?

Why Can’t You Purchase Garlic Early Each Year? When can you purchase garlic? You may wonder why garlic is not offered for sale earlier in the year. Having an accurate inventory of garlic before harvest, curing and drying time, cutting from stalks, and weighing is […]

What is the difference between Seed Garlic and Food Garlic?

What is the difference between Seed Garlic and Food Garlic?

In a nutshell:  Food garlic is generally the comprised of the prettier, smaller bulbs of the season. Seed garlic is typically the largest of the harvest’s bulbs. Garlic meant for seed is often left to grow for a couple more weeks than garlic that will be sold as […]

How Much Garlic Should I Buy?

How Much Garlic Should I Buy?

Because we have access to fresh garlic and its superior flavor, we have increased our garlic use exponentially in recent years! We think this happens with our customers as well. The real garlic flavor of fresh, home-grown garlic is so much better than what comes from store-bought […]

How To Store Garlic

How To Store Garlic

How To Store Garlic Stored properly, fresh garlic will last for months. Commercially, garlic is stored between 30 and 32 degrees.  In most households that is not possible.  Here are some other ideas on how to store garlic. Bundle garlic in bundles of 8 to […]

How To Grow Garlic From Seed?

How To Grow Garlic From Seed?

How To Grow Garlic Adapted from the Iowa State University Horticulture Guide: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM1894.pdf How to Grow Garlic Using Sustainable Farming Practices: Garlic (Allium sativum) is a member of the onion family (Alliaceae) along with onions, chives, shallots, leeks, and elephant garlic. Garlic is distinguished from other family […]

How To Choose Your Favorite Garlic Varieties?

How To Choose Your Favorite Garlic Varieties?

Choosing Your Garlic Favorites How do you choose which varieties of garlic to purchase? There are so many options…it can be a hard decision. Maybe this little tool will help you pick and place your order. All garlic seed for sale is supplied by our small micro-farm […]

Which Size of Garlic to Buy?

Which Size of Garlic to Buy?

Which Size Should You Buy? Garlic varieties can vary quite a bit in size. For example, Elephant Garlic bulbs can reach sizes between baseball and softball dimensions in your garden. See individual descriptions on our Garlic Varieties page for more about how the varieties differ in size. […]

About Garlic

About Garlic

History of Garlic: Garlic has been used in food and medicine for thousands of years.  Archaeologists discovered clay sculptures in the shape of garlic bulbs in an Egyptian tomb dating back to 3200 BC. An Egyptian papyrus that dates back to 1500 BC recommends garlic […]