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Garlic - The Plant Everyone Needs to Grow Newsletter



Garlic is a great food, herb and landscape plant. It's one of the plants I recommend for everyone. Good news is that it’s easy to grow. Here’s how to plant one of the most useful plants in the world. 
Garlic Planting: Using (hopefully, organically grown) large bulbs, separate into individual cloves and plant them in prepared soil, 1 inch deep in clay soil, 2 inches deep in sandy soil. Pointy end up is the best but I’m usually going too fast and lay the cloves on their sides. Soaking the cloves in Garrett Juice before planting is helpful. Putting cornmeal in the soil at planting also helps, especially if your garden soil is not alive and healthy yet. Space the cloves about 4 - 10 inches apart. Water the cloves in and then cover with about 1 1/2 inches compost. Seed emergence will be in about  7-14 days.

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Naturally yours,

Howard Garrett


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