Growing Garlic in Your Herb Garden

MOTHER's Herb Garden provides a history and gardening guide for growing garlic in your garden.



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Garlic butter enlivens any bread.
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Garlic (from the Anglo-Saxon gar, meaning "spear," and leac, meaning "leek") can be planted in the fall or early spring in a sunny, sheltered spot in well-drained, sandy but fertile soil.
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Boiling destroys garlic's medicinal qualities.
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Garlic was thought to keep away vampires.
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Insert garlic cloves for tenderer, tastier meat.
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