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If you are thinking about planting garlic this year, now is a good time to set yourself up for success. We don't plant till early November, but now is a good time to get your seed stock and prepare your planting site. If you plant your garlic too early in the warm weather of October your garlic can send up shoots quickly and will be knocked back a bit by a hard frost. Garlic is a hardy plant and will continue to grow and produce, but this may cause it to lose energy and produce smaller bulbs.Choosing good seed stock...

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Garlic under two inches, is considered culinary garlic and over two inches will be seed garlic. To store garlic properly, keep in a dark place out of direct sunlight and not in the refrigerator.

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