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1/10/2008
Watch this video of garlic farmer Bob Anderson discussing his love of all things garlic.
11/29/2007
If you're the type that enjoys a good garlic appetizer, garlicky salad, garlic entree, garlic beverage, and maybe even a garlic dessert, you'll want to find time to visit the world's best garlic restaurants.
10/2/2011
The Garlic Gurus at Seeds from Italy give you the scoop on growing your own garlic. This post answers questions of when and where to grow garlic, what varieties to grow, how much to grow, where to buy garlic, and how much to plant.
8/8/2013
Making garlic powder is easy, and a good way to preserve a crop of split garlic.
11/28/2007
Roasting garlic is incredibly easy. And you can use the soft, mild and nutty cloves in so many different ways.
11/5/2009
It's fall, time for fall garden clean up and planting garlic for next summer's harvest. 
11/28/2007
This roasted garlic guacamole is loved even by those who claim to hate garlic, onions and avocados!
11/6/2008
Garlic is one of the easiest plants you can grow, and fall is the time for planting. Here are a few resources to help you get started.
10/22/2013
This is the first in a 5-part series of blogs on the process and issues involved in plating gourmet garlic. Part 1 discusses options for acquiring seed and also provides information regarding calculating the amount of seed required.
12/26/2013
Another easy way to enjoy the fresh taste of gourmet garlic year-round is with these convenient cubes!
3/25/2014
Often at a farmers market you'll see garlic designated as 'gourmet.' But what does this mean? Is it a marketing gimmick? Or is there actually something special behind the name?
7/1/2014
Introducing glazed purple stripes, the beauty queens of the garlic world!
6/17/2014
In this post, I'll be discussing the Marbled Purple Stripe garlic variety, also known as the 'everyman' of the garlic world!
8/9/2010
Cam shares his love affair with garlic and explains the work involved with growing and processing organically-grown garlic.
7/28/2011
Cam enjoyed another week with some volunteer helpers!
11/23/2011
A brief thesis on the finer properties of garlic and planting instructions.
11/28/2007
Making pickles can be time-consuming, but this method for easy garlic pickles couldn't possibly be any easier. Or tastier!
7/7/2011
Read this excerpt about growing red heirloom garlic from Heirloom Vegetable Gardening: A Master Gardener's Guide to Planting, Growing, Seed Saving and Cultural History by William Woys Weaver. This book will help you re-discover heirloom vegetables from our American culinary and gardening roots.
8/24/2010
Do you know the best time to plant garlic? Try planting in fall instead of spring for healthy, large garlic bulbs.
5/14/2014
Learn what to do when you spot garlic scapes growing on hardneck garlic types, and discover how to use garlic scapes that you remove from plants.
10/2/2012
Deciding which vegetables to grow can be an important step for any gardener. It is efficient to fill the space that you have with vegetables that keep for the longest periods of time, which can also mean a lot to the bottom line of any garden.
5/30/2012
This blog post describes the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff's afternoon spent harvesting their homegrown garlic.
8/6/2010
Garlic is a very labour-intensive crop to grow but the rewards are worth it!
8/10/2012
It's an aromatic time of year at Sunflower Farm - time to clean the garlic!
9/6/2012
Musings on growing and eating garlic, and why you should "Never Eat Your Seed Garlic"!
7/27/2011
Basil is at its best during hot summertime weather. Pick it, wash it and make it into appetizing, healthy pesto!
6/26/2008
You'll love this recipe from William Woys Weaver for garlic scapes sauteed with tomatoes, white wine and sheep's milk cheese.
8/24/2007
Plan to plant garlic this fall, and enjoy unique varieties and their incredible health benefits.
11/20/2013
The fourth blog of the series Growing Gourmet Garlic discusses the separation of the bulbs into cloves, and how to select which cloves to plant. Time to get cracking!
11/27/2013
The fifth and final post in the series on Growing Gourmet Garlic, which discusses how to space, plant, and mulch over your cloves.
9/18/2013
Growing garlic is easy if you just know the right time to plant it: in fall, not spring or summer!
11/5/2013
The third blog of the series Growing Gourmet Garlic discusses when to plant your garlic and how to prepare your soil.
10/30/2013
The second blog of the series Growing Gourmet Garlic discusses choosing which bulbs to use for planting stock.
5/13/2013
Learn what to do when you come across onion flowers and garlic flowers in your garden.
4/7/2014
Gourmet garlic can be roughly separated into two categories: hardneck and softneck. This post discusses some of the differences between them.
6/3/2014
Garlic scape season is nearly here. Learn how and when to cut the scapes to maximize the size of your gourmet garlic bulbs, and also how to use them as a delicious and versatile vegetable!
5/19/2014
Ever wondered what ancient garlic tasted like? Try a Purple Stripe cultivar!
7/15/2014
It's that time of year again! In this post I discuss how and when to harvest your garlic.
2/18/2014
In the last few years, gourmet black garlic has become an in-demand culinary ingredient. But what exactly is it? And what can you do with it?
4/18/2014
In the second of this series of blog posts, I'll be discussing what are arguably the caviar of the garlic world: Rocamboles!
2/3/2014
If you eat raw garlic for its health benefits but find it difficult to consume, garlic oil can be an effective alternative. You can even make it at home!
9/18/2012
Description of garlic planting on a two-year cycle: from tiny topset bulblets, to large single bulbs, to large heads.
11/29/2007
Find garlic seed stock for growing garlic.
12/11/2013
Learn how to dehydrate gourmet garlic so you can enjoy it year-round.It takes only a few simple steps to turn fat, juicy bulbs into crunchy, golden chips!
1/13/2014
During the coldest months of winter, field garlic is still ready to be harvested. Even when the ground is too frozen for digging up the savory bulbs, the leaves can be used like chives.
3/11/2014
Learn how to take garlic as medicine — garlic is a potent natural antibiotic and immune-booster.
5/7/2014
Do you eat garlic for its health benefits? Choose a Porcelain cultivar for maximum impact!
11/21/2008
Many of the herbs used for beauty and health today have been tested and tried over centuries. A new article by James A. Duke, Ph.D., discusses the history and uses of flax, myrrh and others.
11/28/2007
Bruschetta, the classic Italian appetizer, brings out the best of a few basic ingredients: tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, basil and fresh bread.
5/31/2011
Garlic has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and ethnobotanist James Duke, Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts in medicinal plants, places garlic among the best all-around plant medicines in the world. Learn about the host of ailments garlic can alleviate and prevent, and discover some of the added health perks of this flavorful, folklore-infused herb.
1/16/2014
Pickled garlic is both delicious and easy to make. Ever wondered why pickled garlic turns blue? Find out here!
3/11/2014
Garlic mustard has spicy, delicious leaves, flowers, seeds, and roots. It is an invasive species that may be harvested without sustainability concerns. In fact, you'll be doing your environment a favor if you eat this plant!
5/27/2014
Discover how to grow various members of the onion family: bulb onions and scallions, leeks, garlic, ramps, shallots, and chives. Each one has different requirements and habits, yet all are rewarding for organic gardeners.
8/12/2012
Come rejoice in the bounty of heirloom tomatoes - experience the flavors and choose your favorites at tomato tastings throughout the Southeast. Plus, it's time to plant fall alliums - garlic and perennial onions - and fall crops for winter storage!
6/6/2012
Crushing a truck, harvesting garlic, and fixing a broken flywheel shaft key are just a few of the things that got done over the last week at WaldenEffect.org complete with photos of all the juicy stuff.
6/13/2012
Building the Cadillac of worm bins, a new barn door, testing the new garlic curing rack, harvesting big potato onions, mulching blueberries, and fabricating a low budget easy to build automatic chicken coop door opener and closer from easy find parts


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