Garlic planting

silversolaraJune 26, 2007

My father wants to grow garlic . . . he lives in Southwestern Pennsylvania . . . I tried some of the sites you suggested.

Do these places sell bulbs to plant?

Any other suggestions . . . .also how far apart do you plant garlic and how much would one pound of garlic cover area wise.

THANKS.

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sewadoll(5 Southern Indiana)

I planted my first ever garlic last November. I purchased a starter pack from Filaree Farm (they're online). We live in Southern Indiana zone 5. They sent a small booklet that gave planting directions, so it was pretty simple. My advice is to order soon, as the most popular bulbs sell out quickly.

Mary Ann

    Bookmark   June 28, 2007 at 3:35PM
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penguingardener

Where in Southwestern PA does he live? I live in Pittsburgh and I planted my garlic back in October, here's how they looked on June 7...

I ordered my garlic from from www.TheGarlicStore.com and www.SeedsofChange.com.

Next time, I will plant 5-6" apart (I planted some about 4" apart). I only planted the biggest cloves and cooked the smaller ones. And some varieties have 4-6 cloves while others have 9-18 cloves per bulb.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2007 at 6:54PM
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jeffnfran

I've experimented with planting spacing from year to year. Seems, (for me anyway) that planting at least 6" apart yields the best results.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2007 at 2:45PM
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