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.

Rodney

    Bookmark   April 4, 2014 at 2:45PM
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terrybug

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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