Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Kick Off: Scope???

Vermont garlic lovers look West today toward California. It is opening day of the 2011 Gilroy Garlic Festival! Vermont has plenty of great food festivals, but none quite as spectacular as the Gilroy Garlic Festival. While France’s La FĂȘte de … Continue reading

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Does Garlic Really Repel Mosquitoes?

Record breaking flooding in Vermont this spring has set the stage for a bumper crop of moisture-loving mosquitoes. There are many natural remedies for repelling those little blood-sucking devils: tea tree oil, marigolds, citronella, cedar oil, etc. I have had … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes make up the Landscape at Green Mountain Garlic

Garlic scapes are green, tender and wildly popular among the gourmet set. They grow in beautiful spirals and can be hard to find in the grocery store. Garlic scapes are all over Vermont gardens at the moment. That’s nice, you … Continue reading

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