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Growing Garlic 2013 – Curing/Drying July

JULY 21, 2013 – NICE BULBS!

We pulled all most of the bulbs up and just let them sit on the dirt for the day.

Keep them out of the sun because this will ruin them.

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Growing Garlic 2013 – Harvest July

It is Harvest month here at The Garlic Chop! Notice how the bottom leaves are dying back. It really rained hard the other day causing concern for flooding the garlic. Lots of rain the last few weeks.  Haven’t had a

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Growing Garlic 2013 – Growing June Part2

June 27, 2013 – Here you see the garlic is starting to mature. The bottom leaves are starting to turn yellow. The stalk is starting to get a little harder. About 2 weeks from Harvest I would guess.

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Growing Garlic 2013 – Growing May

It seems things have really taken quite well ) If things go well we may end up getting some nice stinky garlic!!

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Growing Garlic 2013 – Growing April

So, here it is a few weeks after sprouting. Nice.  At this point we remembered a farmer tellling us to give it Nitrogen as soon as it come out of the surface. From here in, we added some organic liquid

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Growing Garlic 2013 – Spring March 25

Spring came early for Garlic this year. Likely because we are more south and closer to the lake. I spoke with some garlic farmers and theirs have not come up just yet.    

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Growing Garlic 2012 – Planting Nov9

So, we decided to write a blog on how to grow garlic. This is where we start… planting season November 2012. After selling our garlic products at 100s of agriculture fairs through out the years and speaking with dozens of

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