Ideal garlic growth before winter?
Last year I planted my garlic a bit early and had tops about 6" to 8" tall before winter. Everything turned out perfect this summer, but I planted a little later this year about the 2nd week in October.
I've been checking a few cloves because nothing has really broken the surface yet. A few are starting to go and are just about to break the surface, but many don't seem to have done much yet.
Am I going to have issues with these in the spring if I don't get growth started before winter? What's the ideal growth you want before winter sets in?