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RE: is hort--now garlic


I don't know what I grow- a hand me down that I got
years ago...

I just let the seeds fall where ever they wish and
seem to get a good crop yearly- more than I ever use
or even dig up.

Donna

--- Rich Apking <red4@omni-tech.net> wrote:

> Hi Cathy,  I plant hardneck, since that's what is
> supposed to grow in this
> neck of the woods, actually it's a german purple
> stripe.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of Cathy Carpenter
> Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 6:13 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] is hort--now garlic
> 
> 
> Well, I just (out of ignorance) popped the cloves
> into the ground.
> Guess I'll just have to see if I get anything. What
> varieties do you
> plant? Hard or soft neck?
> 
> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> 
> On Oct 19, 2005, at 7:12 PM, Rich Apking wrote:
> 
> > Hi Jim,
> >
> > The baking soda water is to loosen the clove
> covers, and the
> > alcohol will
> > help protect the garlic and the garden soil from
> pathogens.  At
> > least that's
> > the theory; I've done that for the past 3 years
> and my garlic has
> > been quite
> > nice.  Nice enough to take a blue ribbon at the
> fair!  speaking aof
> > fair,
> > fare well in the upcoming storm Jim, do everything
> to stay safe.
> > I'd still
> > like to hear from you next week.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > Behalf Of james singer
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 6:52 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] is hort--now garlic
> >
> >
> > Rich, please explain the purposes and techniques
> of the baking soda
> > soak and alcohol dip.
> >
> > On Oct 19, 2005, at 7:42 PM, Rich Apking wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Hi Ceres,
> >>
> >> Sure do, but they don't seem to be as bad as last
> year, hopoe I
> >> didn't
> >> jinx
> >> that.  Planted my garlic today, went through the
> whole ritual, soaked
> >> the
> >> cloves in baking soda water, and then in an
> alcohol dip prior to
> >> planting,
> >> even fertilized the planting bed.  I'm just so
> proud,LOL.  Talk to
> >> you
> >> later, Rich
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> >> Behalf Of Cersgarden@aol.com
> >> Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 9:29 AM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] is hort down?
> >>
> >>
> >> In a message dated 10/18/05 10:35:53 PM,
> red4@omni-tech.net writes:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> some of the bugs are dead
> >>> from the frost last week
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >> Rich, do you have the Asian lady beetles that
> move in after the beans
> >> have
> >> been harvested?   Ugh, they are terrible.   They
> bite, smell &
> >> leave a
> >> stain
> >> if
> >> smashed.   I understand, after talking with a
> grape grower/wine maker
> >> they
> >> are
> >> a real problem for them.   If I is collected with
> the grapes they
> >> have
> >> a chg
> >> of wine taste.   The grower said both he & his
> son, who are in
> >> business
> >> together, ate a beetle to know what they taste
> like.   He said they
> >> taste
> >> just like
> >> they smell :-( Yuch
> >>      Ceres
> >>
> >>
>
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> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
> >
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