In the video below, Master Gardener Gretchen Anderson has tips for you to store your cured garlic.
Master Gardener Gretchen Anderson has tips for harvesting, curing, and prepping your garlic plants for next year. Check out her tips below.
On this D&B Garden Show, Master Gardener Debbie Cook takes listener questions. She goes into detail on tips to harvest and cure garlic. She also talks about when to cut flowers and reasons why they may not be blooming properly. What causes a branch or a side of a tree’s leaves to turn red? It […]
Gretchen gives a quick tip to trim your garlic scapes. You should trim the scapes so the plant can focus on growing the bulb rather than the scape. Trim the scapes that are curling for best results. You don’t need to throw away your scapes, they taste great in a stir fry. Watch the video […]
For the best (mild) homemade garlic salt, harvest your scapes and break out the dehydrator! As an advanced Master Gardener with the University of Idaho, I have grown certified garlic for many years. Garlic is a protected crop in Idaho. Therefore, you must plant only certified bulbs in Idaho. (Friends don’t let friends plant Elephant […]
I did a web search on garlic and there were about 125,000,000 (that’s million!) entries. Obviously, this is a popular little bulb and now’s the time to get it planted for a good crop of your own next summer.
There are two types of garlic. Softneck and hardneck.
Soft necks are the type supermarkets usually carry. They are adapted to a wider range of climates and they keep longer in storage. They tend to mature faster, are usually more productive and have a milder flavor than the hard necks. The stems are easier to braid but the cloves are harder to peel.