Friday, May 06, 2011

our best garlic ever!


we planted 2 varieties of softneck garlic and 2 of hardneck. the softneck stuff is what you get at the market. also in braids. (thus softneck!!!) slightly more info.
these hardy plants were frozen, snowed on, kinda smooshed by snow, flooded with rain, pelted with hail, and now bathed in sun.

bonus picture of geese on the driveway.

10 comments:

  1. grand!! you know I love the garlic. The geese, not so much.

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  2. That is seriously hardy garlic. I have some growning wild in my yard and it smells devine when I mow.

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  3. the garlic looks great! big crop, too.

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  4. Your photos, especially the geese in the sunshine, brought me happiness today (-:

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  5. beautiful.
    not a day goes by that i am not peeling or chopping some garlic.

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  6. We used to grow a hardneck pink Ukranian variety of garlic. I don't think it had a name, but was probably a heritage type kind. Maybe I'll try to remember to plant some here before I leave so that it will be waiting when I return in the spring. Btw, garlic is usually fall planted uo here too, and survives the winteres quite well - at least, the varieties we used to grow.

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  7. They're so hardy. I guess that's why it keeps the vampire's away. :) Nice photo's! The weather looks nice.

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  8. Growing your own garlic must be great. While I try to shop carefully, I am often disappointed in the quality of the garlic I get at the grocery. We love garlic so much that I almost always double the amount called for in a recipe.

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  9. Those geese would probably be delicious with some garlic sauce. Wait. Who said that?

    Impressive garlic!

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