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Post  Missed-Em on 4/23/2012, 7:40 pm

OK, escaped the frost last night and guarden is looking good, but BIL asked me when he should harvest his garlic that he planted last fall. Tried the search, but all I got was something about harvesting the garlic flower heads (scapes?). If you want to get garlic bulbs, from bulbs planted last fall, how do you know when to pull them?

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Post  camprn on 4/23/2012, 7:46 pm

Hardneck garlic will put out scapes that can be harvested, Divine! Soft neck varieties do not put out a scape. When harvesting garlic bulbs, you need to wait until the foliage starts dieing back, probably in June in your area.

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Post  Missed-Em on 4/24/2012, 8:03 am

Thanks

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