Where can I buy garlic bulbs this time of year?

gamebirdSeptember 28, 2007

Where can I buy garlic bulbs this time of year? From what I can tell, this is the time to plant them for a late spring harvest. I have some spots I could put them in, but my favorite nursery tells me they only get and sell garlic bulbs in the spring.

I've planted a couple I bought from the store, but I was hoping to get a cultivar more suited to the home garden.

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jel48(Z4 Michigan)

Here are some links I found online, Gamebird, by searching Google for the words: garlic bulb planting

The Garlic Store
http://www.thegarlicstore.com/index.cgi/prod4401.html

Here is a link that might be useful: Gurneys Garlic Stock

    Bookmark   September 28, 2007 at 5:39PM
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leaveswave(.)

any hardneck from seedsavers.org

Here is a link that might be useful: growing garlic in mn

    Bookmark   September 28, 2007 at 8:16PM
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hostaholic2 z 4, MN

I usually get mine from The garlic store, I have also ordered from Seeds of Change. I would be a bit cautious of ordering from Gurney's. Check out Dave's Garden, The Garden Watchdog for reviews of various mail order companies.

    Bookmark   September 28, 2007 at 11:05PM
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leftwood(z4a MN)

Territorial Seed Co.

    Bookmark   September 29, 2007 at 12:26AM
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hoghaven_duluthmn

The farmer's market here in Duluth had several different home grown varieties. I bought 4 different bulbs and separated them and planted about 32 cloves. Nice cuz I didn't have to buy 1/2 pound of one variety or pay shipping. Just hope they grow.

    Bookmark   September 29, 2007 at 7:36PM
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jel48(Z4 Michigan)

Hostaholic, you're right about Gurneys. I'd forgotten I'd read that on Garden Watchdog too. Funny how things can change. Years ago they were a standard. My mom did all her ordering from Gurney's and Earl Mays for as long as I can remember.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2007 at 10:17AM
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hostaholic2 z 4, MN

Yes, my mom ordered all her stock from Gurneys too. When I first started gardening I ordered from them too, until I started getting poor quality stock.

    Bookmark   October 1, 2007 at 9:10PM
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kirilolenev

hello can somebody tell me were i can sell garlic bulbs, wery strong taste, 3x time stronger like chines garlic bulbs. Im from europa and growing only organic food.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2013 at 4:05PM
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