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Plant autumn garlic

Posted Nov 10 2009 10:00pm

There is still time to plant autumn garlic.  Garlic is easy to grow, good fro the heart and gums, and very haandy in the kitchen!
The Germidour variety of garlic is:

  • soft necked
  • autumn planting
  • large, white bulbs
  • mild but  rich flavour.

 

Germidour garlic

Germidour garlic

 

The Messidrome variety of garlic:

  • soft necked
  • autumn planting
  • large, white bulbs
  • excellent flavour for cooking.

 

Messidrome garlic

Messidrome garlic

 

To plant autumn garlic:

  • plant from early October to early December
  • separate the bulbs into individual cloves
bulbofgarlic-split

bulbofgarlic-split

  • plant the cloves just below the surface
clove-of-garlic

clove-of-garlic

  • cloves 10cm apart
  • rows 15-20cm apart
  • the pointed end of the clove should be upwards
  • soil needs to be free-draining so that the cloves are waterlogged

 

Autumn garlic can be planted up to early December, as long as the soil is not too wet.

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