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Post  tbonepickins on 9/28/2010, 7:31 pm

With fall here I was wondering how garlic plants can be grown in each square?
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Post  Megan on 9/28/2010, 7:37 pm

There is a good discussion about planting garlic here: http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/general-sfg-talk-f5/planting-garlic-t4107.htm

Good luck with your garlic (I'm still waiting for mine to arrive), and welcome to the forum! glad you\'re here
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Post  Chopper on 9/29/2010, 12:44 am

I plant 9 per square. 16 is just a little too crowded for me. That said, I have started planting one garlic bulb in corners of squares - where the lathe or string criss-crosses - since garlic supposedly is a good companion plant for almost anything.

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Post  Retired Member 1 on 9/29/2010, 9:35 am

I do 5 per square in a dice pattern for regular garlic and 2 at a diagonal for elephant to get the largest bulbs. This year I'm going to try 3 per square for elephant to see how that works -- an upright triangle in one square and upside down in the adjacent (not sure that makes sense). That will space the plants at 8-9". I'm also going to place some regular garlic in squares throughout the main garden for protection next spring when I'm planting spring/summer veggies. If I'm not careful, I'll end up the queen of garlic! Very Happy

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Post  camprn on 9/29/2010, 7:50 pm

belfrybat wrote:I do 5 per square in a dice pattern for regular garlic and 2 at a diagonal for elephant to get the largest bulbs.
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belfrybat wrote:I'm also going to place some regular garlic in squares throughout the main garden for protection next spring when I'm planting spring/summer veggies. If I'm not careful, I'll end up the queen of garlic! Very Happy
Brilliant!
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Post  Megan on 9/29/2010, 10:04 pm

I just got my SESE garlic and potato onions today. They suggest planting around Thanksgiving in this area. Can't wait! Very Happy
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Post  Chopper on 9/29/2010, 11:32 pm

@Megan wrote:I just got my SESE garlic and potato onions today. They suggest planting around Thanksgiving in this area. Can't wait! Very Happy

Doesn't look like you are exactly throwing in the towel, does it?

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Post  boffer on 9/29/2010, 11:38 pm

uh oh, Megan's gonna have to start painting flower pots so they all match, something along the line of what acara does Wink
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Post  Megan on 9/30/2010, 6:26 pm

Garlic and onions? Heavens no... those are ornamental grasses!!!
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Post  Chopper on 9/30/2010, 7:47 pm

Not to mention ornamental cabbage and ornamental lettuce and ornamental carrots and ornamental peas...

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Post  camprn on 9/30/2010, 7:55 pm

Bonsai style tomatoes! A lovely ornamental!
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Post  tbonepickins on 10/1/2010, 11:44 am

Thank you for all of your advice!!!
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