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What's Your Favorite Garlic?

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What's Your Favorite Garlic?

Post  pattipan on 7/9/2010, 10:44 am

For those of you that are growing or have grown garlic in your SFG, what kind(s) are you growing? If you could post that here, I would love to hear from you. If you could answer the following about your garlic, it would be most helpful! There are so many kinds, I need help making a choice!

Name of garlic:
Where you ordered/bought it:
Hardneck or softneck type?:
Characteristics you like or don't:
Anything else you want to add...


Thanks in advance!
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Re: What's Your Favorite Garlic?

Post  Ha-v-v on 7/9/2010, 6:23 pm

I didnt buy garlic this year, but I had some store bought garlic I planted and its growing !! I have trimmed the scapes a few times and I pulled one to see what it looked like, it was forming a bulb !! Im very excited.
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Re: What's Your Favorite Garlic?

Post  boffer on 7/9/2010, 6:35 pm



LOL Call me a hayseed if ya want, but I didn't have a clue there was that much to know about garlic! I'm looking forward to reading the responses.


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Re: What's Your Favorite Garlic?

Post  Megan on 7/9/2010, 6:55 pm

I've never tried it before, Pattipan. I didn't know either, so I'm going to buy an assortment to plant this fall. Can't wait! I am also looking forward to the results of your poll; great idea!
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Re: What's Your Favorite Garlic?

Post  pattipan on 7/9/2010, 8:40 pm

boffer wrote:
LOL Call me a hayseed if ya want, but I didn't
have a clue there was that much to know about garlic! I'm looking
forward to reading the responses.


boffer,
I didn't think there that there was that much to know either! When I was looking on www.territorialseed.com ,there were so many choices I thought I'd as "the group" what they were planting. Territorial seed is a great site, but the prices and shipping seem a little high. Johnny's seed is sold out...unless that is last year's garlic??? Hoping to find another source with this thread.

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Re: What's Your Favorite Garlic?

Post  Megan on 7/9/2010, 8:43 pm

pattipan wrote:Hoping to find another source with this thread.

Patti, this is where I plan to buy from. I'm going to get a sampler (probably one that includes potato onions), not sure which one yet, as I may split an order with someone.

http://www.southernexposure.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=GAR
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