A question about ruined garlic? Maybe?

JennySweet(7Ok)April 3, 2014

I planted several varieties of garlic last fall and they all are now about a foot tall. Okay I should say were...
I asked my teenage son to clean out the asparagus bed next to my garlic bed. I told him to clip the dead stalks to the ground and pull any weeds he found. When I went to check on his progress, he had clipped all the garlic stalks to the ground instead!! Needless to say I freaked out on him just a little bit.

My question is will they grow back? And if they do, will they be in time to harvest this year, or will they be to small?

Thanks everyone.

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theforgottenone1013(MI zone 5b/6a)

It set them back a little. They should regrow fairly quickly and the bulbs might not be as big this year but they will still be harvestable.


    Bookmark   April 4, 2014 at 2:45PM
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Same thing happened to me but with some onions, ask my son to pull the grass from planter instead he used the weed wacker.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2014 at 12:08PM
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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

NO chance for having a full size bulbs, event though the tops will grow back.. B/c, the energy is going to be spent for growing leaves instead of bulb.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2014 at 1:11AM
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