Growing Garlic Articles

How To Grow Big Garlic Bulbs: 5 Easy Steps 1 Comment

Big Garlic Bulbs

Garlic a fairly easy crop to grow and tends to take care of itself without much effort. It has very few pests or diseases and often grows even when given little care. These positive characteristics, however, don't always guarantee that your garlic will produce good sized bulbs. The great news is that growing large bulbs isn't that difficult and can be achieved by following these 5 easy steps.....


How to Fertilize Your Garlic Properly 4 Comments

Piles of compost in garlic field

Garlic is a heavy feeder and requires high soil fertility to perform at its best. When nutrients are at optimum levels, plant growth is healthy and bulb size is maximized. Poor soil fertility is one of the most overlooked factors affecting garlic bulb size..... 


Growing Garlic on Clay Soil 2 Comments

Growing Garlic On Clay Soil

Also, even though clay soils can be challenging to work with, garlic usually grows very well on them if conditions are managed properly. Due to their high fertility and consistent moisture availability, clay soils have the potential to grow some of the largest garlic bulbs possible.....


Caring for Garlic in Spring: 3 Things to Remember 4 Comments

Wheel hoe weeding between two rows of garlic

So it's springtime and your garlic has either survived the winter or was recently planted in spring - Now what? Most of us are excited to get out into our gardens or fields but are sometimes unsure as to what to start with. On our farm, there are three important things that we do every spring when caring for our garlic....