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  • SubGenre:Vegetables
  • Language:English
  • Pages:20
  • eBook ISBN:9781623099589

Growing, Harvesting and Curing Your Home Grown Garlic

by Barbara Pleasant

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When you grow your own garlic, you get new gardening and food adventures at once. You can grow beautiful types of garlic that are rarely seen in stores, and enjoy cooking with them year round because garlic is so easy to store. This book will help you find the best types of garlic for your climate, and includes a linked list of sources. A detailed checklist will help you decide when your garlic is ready to harvest. Then follow a few simple steps to cure your garlic properly, so it will keep for the longest possible time. Season after season, this ebook will serve as your ready reference for growing excellent crops of garlic using proven organic methods.
Garlic has fascinated gardeners for thousands of years, and no wonder! Flavorful, beautiful and easy to grow, garlic is also one of the simplest edibles to store. This concise book will help you choose the best types of garlic to grow in your region and explains how to prepare the planting bed, grow the crop, and finally harvest and cure your beautiful homegrown garlic. Written by award-winning garden writer Barbara Pleasant (Mother Earth News, Starter Vegetable Gardens) for gardeners of every skill level, this book demystifies growing garlic while showing the way to many seasons of garlic growing enjoyment.
About the author
Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Barbara Pleasant is "one of America's most trusted garden writers" (Cheryl Long, editor-in-chief of Mother Earth News magazine). A four-time winner of Garden Globe awards given by the Garden Writers Association, Barbara has written numerous books on a wide range of subjects from vegetables to weeds. Barbara is a contributing editor for Mother Earth News and blogs about composting and gardening. She lives and gardens near Floyd, Virginia.