Garlic ?? New to food planting.

cncnorman(z7 FW/TX)June 18, 2011

I have a raised bed on the south side of my house that has gone to pot due to lack of care on my part. I originally built the bed five years ago with rambling rose bush and a rose of sharon; used lava sand, green sand, lots of compost, garden soil, peat moss and crushed granite. Would this bed be okay to plant garlic in? I would appreciate any help getting started. Christina

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rain1950(W. WA z8)

It sounds fine for growing; does it drain well?

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 1:41PM
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tracydr(9b)

You will love growing garlic. It's a great winter crop.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 6:32PM
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obrionusa(5)

Sounds like a lot of sand. Garlic likes sandy loam soil. Too much sand will dry out too quickly and then you will have to water daily.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2011 at 7:10AM
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