Gourmet Garlic Culture

Gourmet Garlic Varieties

October 5, 2006

I’ve recently posted a couple of articles containing gourmet garlic growing tips for planting fall garlic and strategies for obtaining the best garlic seed stock. I wanted to follow-up by sharing some of my favorite gourmet garlic varieties for growing in the home garden.


Buying Gourmet Garlic Seed

September 24, 2006

The last entry discussed the huge advantages of growing gourmet garlic and provided techniques for planting fall garlic, today I’ll share a few tips for buying the best gourmet garlic seed.


How to Plant Fall Garlic

September 20, 2006

Here in Central Pennsylvania it’s almost time to plant the fall garlic seed that will grow into enormous cloves of delicious gourmet garlic by the middle of next summer. Sure you can plant garlic next spring, but in most areas you’ll get healthier plants, larger cloves, and better results from a fall sowing of this cold hardy root vegetable.


Gourmet Garlic Scapes

June 3, 2006

The gourmet garlic plants have begun sending up their seed stalks which are commonly referred to as garlic scapes. While some garlic growers leave the scapes on the plants, I always remove them as they appear during the early summer months.


Growing Baby Garlic

March 22, 2006

Need to find a creative use for those left over garlic bulbs that you stored but didn’t get around to using during the winter months? Here’s an idea; plant the extra garlic cloves out in the garden and grow a crop of delicious baby garlics. Teaching Old Garlic New Tricks By now the garlic that was harvested […]


Gourmet Garlic

January 20, 2006

Think you’re a garlic lover? Well here’s a surprise for you, if you use store bought garlic cloves, you haven’t experienced really great tasting garlic. For that you have to sample a variety or two of the gourmet garlics that you’ll never find on the shelves of your local supermarket, but can be easily grown in […]