Growing Garlic Articles

The Best Garlic Varieties For Canada 19 Comments

Different garlic varieties

The most, cold-hardy garlic varieties in the world are in the Hardneck group, of which there are several subgroups or families. Of these families, the Porcelain, Purple Stripe, Marbled Purple Stripe and Rocambole garlics tend to perform the best under normal Canadian growing conditions....

The First Garlic Varieties to Emerge in Spring

Softneck garlic plants emerged in spring

Softneck garlic varieties tend to be some of the first garlic plants to emerge from the ground in spring. On our farm, this means the Italian Softneck variety is usually the first garlic to greet us out in the field.....