Garlic scapes

Garlic scapes grow on Hardneck Garlic, and occasionally on Softneck Garlic (usually if stressed). If you aren’t sure what type of garlic you are growing, you’ll know if it starts producing a scape, which develops around late May and early …

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Spoonie Veg: garlic

Spoonie veg rating: 1 Garlic, my number one vegetable. I adore garlic and have been growing and saving my own for years. It’s wonderful in the kitchen, complementing so many dishes, and it is also very easy to grow. It’s …

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Garlic harvest and update 2013

Growing and looking after my garlic was a little harder this year, as we decided to make some life changes and move from Oxford to Sheffield during it’s growing period. I did manage to make it back to Oxford in …

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Getting the garlic in

In probably a first for me, I’ve got my autumn sowing garlic in before the end of October. I believe the benefits of sharing the plot with others is already paying off. Recently joined by friend Manishta, and new to …

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Garlic offer

Those who know me are aware that I have a bit of an obsession with garlic. This is in part, due to the fact that I love garlic, but also because I’m allergic to onion, so use garlic as a …

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