garlic

greif(Wisconsin z 4)August 3, 2012

hi

what is the best garlic type to grow in Wisconsin, my garden is raised beds with all compost located south of Green Bay zone 5 ( toward edge of zone 4)

thanks

Gary

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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

Any kind you like, really. I grow a hard neck that keeps fine in a mesh bag in my 60 degree basement in winter.

tj

    Bookmark   August 8, 2012 at 10:48PM
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fez920(Z5)

Gary-Email me Frank

    Bookmark   August 21, 2012 at 3:39PM
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wilcinbro1(4)

i agree, any kind you like

    Bookmark   January 29, 2013 at 8:35PM
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led_zep_rules(5 WI)

I also do most of my gardening in raised beds full of compost. I grow the kind of garlic that one buys in the grocery store. :-) Years ago I had some sprouting and planted it. I harvest every year and replant some of it. I read the Seed Savers Exchange catalog and dream of someday buying really interesting varieties, but this generic hardneck type that I keep growing works fine for me. I also grow potatoes that way, the ones that start sprouting in the basement. Works fine and saves a lot of money buying fancy seed potatoes.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2013 at 9:52PM
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bananastand

I have had good luck with varieties from Jung seeds, based in Wisconsin.

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 6:09PM
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kms4me

I grow garlic in zone 4 MN and like German Brown, Music, Chesnock Red, Romanian Red, Montana Giant, and am trying Mexican Fire for the first time this year.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2013 at 11:47PM
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