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Eat More Garlic

Eat More Garlic    With spring approaching quickly it’s time to start planning our summer gardens. With all the health benefits of garlic why not save a bit more space to plant garlic this fall ? Garlic is one of … Continue reading

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Harvesting Garlic: Are We There Yet?

For those who love to grow garlic and for those who just love to eat it, harvest time can feel like the unique torture of an overlong summertime road trip. From the back of the station wagon, cries fill the … Continue reading

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Cook up some garlic scapes and escape the culinary ordinary!

The garlic scapes are up, and we have started picking! They are so good this year, we just want to sing about them! Garlic scapes are the stalks that grow from the bulbs of hardneck garlic plants. Once the scapes … Continue reading

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Late Spring Snow: the Poor Man’s Fertilizer

The low rumbling heard throughout Vermont earlier this week was not the approach of an earthquake nor was it the roar of a low flying F-35. It was the collective groan of disbelief as most of us woke to two, … Continue reading

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Spring Garlic

Spring Garlic Just about the time we run out of garlic from last year’s crop we look forward to eating spring garlic. Often called spring garlic or green garlic, it’s simply garlic that’s picked in the spring before the cloves … Continue reading

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Growing Garlic: The Superfood Seasoning

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When to Harvest your Garlic

Here’s a good video about when to harvest your garlic.  However, we recommend you do not leave the garlic in the field to dry, bring it in and prepare it for drying right away.

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Harvest is Happening

We are in the process of harvesting our largest crop ever and the garlic looks terrific! These beauties are our Red Grain garlic, a purple stripe garlic. Harvesting garlic usually takes place in July or August, depending on your location. … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes are on the Menu

It’s scape season and scapes are on the menu at our house! We’re picking scapes like mad and eating them every chance we get. Last night we enjoyed chicken BBQ with cauliflower “rice” made with sweet onions and garlic scapes … Continue reading

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Green Garlic

Just about the time we run out of garlic from last year’s crop it’s time to start eating green garlic.  Often called spring garlic or green garlic, it is simply garlic that is picked early in the spring before the … Continue reading

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