Garlic harvest 2011

Today I finally harvested the garlic. And here I am, tired (it’s bloody hot out there*), but happy with the harvest. The picture below shows them drying on racks. Yes, I have cut the stems short, I won’t be plaiting …

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Garlic varieties – November 2010 update

I finally got around to pulling together some notes and photos from my garlic harvest. Rather than writing a long blog about each variety, I’m linking here to my Garlic Varieties record sheet (Nov 2010 version). This has a photo …

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Garlic harvest

Dug up all my garlic on the weekend and its now drying in the Lemony. As you can see, I’ve carefully separated out each variety so I can continue to collate information about each. I plan on saving the ones …

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yay -o-yay it’s garlic planting day

FINALLY! Finally it wasn’t raining and I could get down to lottie and finish planting the remaining garlic. Besides those mentioned previously, I also planted some more common garlic, Solent Wight and Arno. Good bog-standard garlic, but not as exciting …

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Angelic Garlic vs Evil Onion

I hate onion. I think it is evil and must be destroyed. It makes me sick. Literally. I mean, I eat onion, I’m sick. I’m allergic. Hence, I think onion is evil. Garlic on the other hand… Garlic is wonderful. …

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