Garlic has been touted as a cash crop. Rumors say it sells for as much as $16/lb! A tenth of an acre of elephant garlic, for example, can earn you as much as $40,000!! Here’s everything you need to know to get started growing garlic.
We love Garlic and eat it most nights – it is so healthy and delicious too. There are so many health benefits if you eat Garlic. We run a Garlic farm, in addition to our homestead, and this year we will be harvesting over 23,000 bulbs. We preserve it in a variety of ways and […]
Garlic will grow just about anywhere as long as you match the garlic variety to your garden zone. Fall is the perfect time to plant garlic cloves. Read this post to learn to get off to a great start for a bountiful spring/summer harvest.
Fall is the best time to get your garlic planted. Getting your garlic in the ground in the fall gives you a giant head start on the growing season. Fall planted garlic will get settled in and start growing roots in the fall and then will go dormant over the winter. But as soon as […]
How to can pickled garlic scapes.
Garlic contains amounts of vitamin C, A, E and folate. These antioxidants destroy free radicals that can damage cell membrane. Garlic also gives you 10 percent of your recommended daily intake of manganese. Garlic is an anti-fungal. This means it can reduce fungal infections. Garlic can also boost your immune due to the antiviral and […]