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Re: Winter
gardenchat@hort.net

I got mine from Seeds of Change. They also provide good information on
growing garlic. I'm in Zone 7 with high humidity so I can plant mine as
late as December. Mine are usually mature by late May.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com> 
To: gardenchat@hort.net 
Sent: Friday, December 4, 2009 5:57:23 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Winter 

Thanks Rich...I'll look into that... 

On 12/4/09, Richard Apking <redfour@omni-tech.net> wrote: 
> Hi Jesse, 
> I plant garlic every year, 60 to 80 plants. Plant them in late October 
> early November, harvest them in August when the bottom 5 leaves have 
> turned brown. Try googling garlic gormet, they have a real nice little 
> booklet that tells you probably more than you want to know about 
> garlic. (note): have taken purple ribbons at the county fair for the 
> past 5 years with my German purple stripe. Good Luck!!! Rich 
> 
> Jesse Bell wrote: 
> > Bonnie (and any other garlic experts out there....). When do you 
> > harvest your garlic? I have the perfect place for some, but not sure 
> > when to dig them up? 
> > 
> > 
> > On 12/4/09, BONNIE_HOLMES <bonnie_holmes@comcast.net> wrote: 
> > 
> >> Winter is slow to come to us in ETN. Last week, we still had plants 
> >> trying to bloosom again. This week we had a hard frost so more and more 
> >> is going into dormancy. Snow is definitely forecast for the Smoky 
> >> Mountains, an hour away. We may get some flurries. So, this morning I 
> >> got out the garlic bulbs and got them in a raised bed: six of Kettle 
> >> River Giant; three of Chilean Silver; and three of Inchelium Red. All of 
> >> the bulbs had lots of cloves so I filled up one of my five raised veggie 
> >> beds. All my decidious holly look great, as well as the oak-leaf 
> >> hydrangae, red twig dogwood, and Natchez crepe myrtle. Since we don't 
> >> get much snow, I have tried to put some color interest in my gardens. 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> Thanks for the dehydrator info. I may try to work up a batch of figs next year. 
> >> 
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