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
» Drip system
by Al Gladding Yesterday at 11:38 pm

» Tomato Tuesday 2018
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:47 pm

» N&C Midwest - April 2018–Snuck up on me!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:42 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 8:04 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 8:01 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Turan Yesterday at 7:48 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Turan Yesterday at 7:42 pm

» New England April 2018
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:42 pm

» who has chickens
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 1:54 pm

» Chickens and Composting
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 1:44 pm

» Salvia
by Judy McConnell Yesterday at 8:55 am

» CANADIAN REGION:what are you doing in April 2018?
by Kelejan 4/22/2018, 10:50 pm

» Hi from Buffalo
by Nikko 4/22/2018, 4:24 pm

» Bird baths with solar powered pump
by sanderson 4/22/2018, 2:30 pm

» Garlic Growing Lovers
by CapeCoddess 4/22/2018, 1:40 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by sanderson 4/22/2018, 2:27 am

» Jimmys new SFG beds in development.
by jimmy cee 4/21/2018, 11:32 pm

» Adding Soil to Mel's Mix
by jimmy cee 4/21/2018, 11:24 pm

» Vermiculite on the out in Ontario?
by jimmy cee 4/21/2018, 11:12 pm

» I am still in Zone 5a
by RJARPCGP 4/21/2018, 7:30 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 4/21/2018, 3:35 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 4/21/2018, 1:29 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by sanderson 4/21/2018, 1:25 pm

» 6 or 12 inch box for growing cherry tomatoes?
by AtlantaMarie 4/21/2018, 11:39 am

» April Avatar: Spring is HERE!
by sanderson 4/20/2018, 4:18 pm

» Best drip system and timer?
by No_Such_Reality 4/20/2018, 12:59 pm

» Recommended store bought compost - Photos of composts
by jimmy cee 4/20/2018, 12:05 am

» Our Raised Garden Beds
by jimmy cee 4/19/2018, 11:53 pm

» anyone use fulvic acid before?
by sanderson 4/19/2018, 10:51 pm

» hantavirus
by RJARPCGP 4/19/2018, 7:42 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Garlic

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  sanderson on 4/7/2017, 1:03 pm

I use the same technique, and then have the joy of picking off sticky paper. Embarassed

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15801
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  ralitaco on 4/7/2017, 10:57 pm

I googled "how to peel lots of garlic quickly" and this came up from wiki-how

http://www.wikihow.com/Peel-Garlic-Quickly

It references a silicone garlic peeler and when I searched that, several came up including this one from BB&B
https://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/oxo-good-grips-reg-garlic-peeler-with-case/1013304130




avatar
ralitaco

Male Posts : 1046
Join date : 2010-04-04
Location : Hampstead, NC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  sanderson on 4/8/2017, 12:59 am

Thanks

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15801
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  Cajun Cappy on 4/8/2017, 12:08 pm

We had a silicone tube for garlic peeling and it worked pretty good, but time ya get it out usse it and clean it after for just a few garlic toes we just pop em with the flat of a knife and peel its just as easy the garlic tube thing is lost in a drawer somewheres forgotten till I saw this.
avatar
Cajun Cappy

Male Posts : 637
Join date : 2014-12-06
Age : 60
Location : South Louisiana zone 10

View user profile http://cappyandpegody.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  sanderson on 4/8/2017, 9:29 pm

Cappy, I remember your story of you two peeling a whole bunch of garlic! Razz

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15801
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  Cajun Cappy on 4/9/2017, 11:22 am

We are into our second year of garlic but this aint a good year some froze and gave up some got dug up by da dawg till we finced it in and some just didn't grow well so pretty sure its gonna be a small haul Sad.  One end of the bed didn't survive so Today I think I will plant some peppers along that end of the box.  We tried peeling our garlic with one of those tube thingys and it quickly got sticky and goopy and more trouble than it was worth.  For a few pods for cooking it is fine but not for bringing in the crop amounts.
avatar
Cajun Cappy

Male Posts : 637
Join date : 2014-12-06
Age : 60
Location : South Louisiana zone 10

View user profile http://cappyandpegody.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

RE: Garlic

Post  newbeone on 4/9/2017, 4:59 pm

A Big Thanks Everyone for Your Help, the garlic is all dried it took me three days in my solar dryer Wouldn't you know it got the dryer all loaded and the clouds moved in, I finished it off in the oven last night and ground it this morning got enough to share with neighbors 
avatar
newbeone

Male Posts : 196
Join date : 2016-09-18
Age : 76
Location : San Antonio, Tx

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Storing Garlic

Post  ceseagleson on 4/12/2017, 1:55 pm

Hi,
Another great way to store garlic is to peel apart the bulb and take all of the outside wrappers off of each clove and put it in a large mason jar with distilled white vinegar.  You can also add some rosemary and thyme.  This will store for at least a year although it never lasts that long for us.  The garlic will turn a bluish green as it interacts with the vinegar and this is totally normal.

Erin at
Thousand Hills Heritage Farms
avatar
ceseagleson

Female Posts : 1
Join date : 2017-03-09
Location : Pennsylvania

View user profile http://organicgarlicfarms.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  ralitaco on 4/12/2017, 9:06 pm

@ceseagleson wrote:Hi,
Another great way to store garlic is to peel apart the bulb and take all of the outside wrappers off of each clove and put it in a large mason jar with distilled white vinegar.  You can also add some rosemary and thyme.  This will store for at least a year although it never lasts that long for us.  The garlic will turn a bluish green as it interacts with the vinegar and this is totally normal.

Erin at
Thousand Hills Heritage Farms
Erin, great tip & Welcome to the forum. You should introduce yourself officially on the "Introduce Yourself" board.
avatar
ralitaco

Male Posts : 1046
Join date : 2010-04-04
Location : Hampstead, NC

View user profile

Back to top Go down

RE: Garlic

Post  newbeone on 4/13/2017, 1:15 pm

First of all Welcome to the Forum, and thanks for the tip I will try it with my new crop, I think I will try it with Dill.
avatar
newbeone

Male Posts : 196
Join date : 2016-09-18
Age : 76
Location : San Antonio, Tx

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garlic

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Back to top


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