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More garlic

pulling up garlic at harvest time

Got a few more beds of garlic harvested today before it got too hot.



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I always thought you were supposed to wait until the garlic leaves turned brown and fell over, like they do with onions. Is that not the case?
Comment by Na Yan Thu Jun 18 16:28:22 2015
Nayan --- Nope. If you wait that long, most of the outer skins have rotted away and your bulbs will tend to break apart (and won't last as long). Here's one of my older posts on when to harvest garlic.
Comment by anna Fri Jun 19 13:46:00 2015