Plant Garlic in the Fall

Have merciless summer days stunted your crop? Plant garlic late in the fall and it will thrive in the spring.



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I didn't originally set out to plant garlic in the fall. It was a mistake; this is the original mistake.
PHOTO: GORDON SOLBERG
The first intentional fall planting of garlic in November didn't look like much—just a plot of ground covered with mulch and lined with rocks.
GORDON SOLBERG
By the first of April, the new growth really began to take off.
GORDON SOLBERG
By May 1, the patch was thriving.
GORDON SOLBERG
By mid June the garlic was ready to harvest.
GORDON SOLBERG

















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