Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by CapeCoddess Today at 2:27 pm

» Hello gardener's
by CapeCoddess Today at 2:21 pm

» How Many Square Feet Do You Have?
by llama momma Today at 1:58 pm

» Plumeria ?
by countrynaturals Today at 12:48 pm

» New England August 2017
by sanderson Today at 12:45 pm

» Eggplant - (Japanese) Millionaire
by countrynaturals Today at 12:43 pm

» Cutting back on my SFG about 75%
by sanderson Today at 12:38 pm

» Baba Ghanoush
by sanderson Today at 12:04 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Today at 11:26 am

» Beets; Don't be intimidated!
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 11:05 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Today at 10:30 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in August 2017? 2017
by sanderson Today at 10:23 am

» Total lunar eclipse
by sanderson Today at 10:13 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson Today at 10:09 am

» The Best Steps for Storing Tomatillos
by countrynaturals Today at 9:41 am

» Caterpillars -Armyworm?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 8:58 pm

» Oregon City Newbie
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 1:04 pm

» Newbie Oldbie
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:53 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by trolleydriver 8/18/2017, 4:56 pm

» who has chickens
by llama momma 8/18/2017, 1:40 pm

» Tips for compost tumbler
by trolleydriver 8/18/2017, 12:10 pm

» Franken-mato!!!
by hammock gal 8/18/2017, 7:48 am

» Mid-Atl - Aug 2017 - Planning/Planting Fall/Winter Garden
by BeetlesPerSqFt 8/17/2017, 11:05 pm

» Amaranth
by Scorpio Rising 8/17/2017, 9:53 pm

» It's actually more like surviving.... these days...
by RoOsTeR 8/17/2017, 3:14 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 8/17/2017, 2:40 pm

» Heat wave and shade screen
by sanderson 8/17/2017, 1:17 pm

» Sweet Potatoes
by sanderson 8/17/2017, 1:04 pm

» Grow Produce from Produce!
by countrynaturals 8/17/2017, 11:18 am

» Huge Box of Seeds from 2003!
by countrynaturals 8/17/2017, 11:12 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Help with garlic

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Help with garlic

Post  mom2crazygirls on 4/29/2010, 8:10 pm

i posted this elsewhere, but thought id try here too. we are in far northeast texas... about 40 miles north of dallas. im hoping this is the right spot.
anyway, i just planted garlic cloves, and im not sure if i planted them at the right time. was i supposed to put them in before last winter? and if i just planted them, how long before they are ready to harvest? ive never done garlic before and im finding some conflicting info.
TIA!

mom2crazygirls

Posts : 4
Join date : 2010-04-29
Location : far northeast texas

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Help with garlic

Post  MidTNJasonF on 4/29/2010, 11:09 pm

I have not tried garlic, well at least I have not harvested it yet. I did put some in this year. The general consensus is that it is best planted in the fall and left to over winter. It will grow if planted in the spring but may not be as successful. I also believe the general consensus is to harvest when the leaves have turned brown and begun to dry up. Should me late summer or early fall from my reading.

I am sure someone with more experience will chime in and correct me if I posted anything incorrectly. I say leave it be and give it a try, then plant more in the fall for next year. Just see what you get from your current planting.
avatar
MidTNJasonF

Male Posts : 99
Join date : 2010-03-05
Location : Smyrna, TN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Help with garlic

Post  eerwah on 4/30/2010, 8:31 am

Hi Tia,

In Australia there are 2 recomended planting times depending on your climate.

In a warm to sub tropical climate area, garlic is best planted in early Autumn. In a cool to temperate climate area, it can be planted either in early Autumn or early Spring.
If planted at other times than these the bulbs will be smaller, thats all.
I find that planting 9 per Square Foot is the correct spacing.

I hope this helps.

Cheers, Peter
avatar
eerwah

Male Posts : 13
Join date : 2010-03-31
Age : 55
Location : Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia. Sub Tropical.

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Help with garlic

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum