Garlic is not only an incredible culinary and medicinal plant, but is also incredibly easy to grow in your home garden! In this post, you'll find all that you need to know about growing, harvesting, and storing garlic. Homestead Honey | http://homestead-honey.com
How and When to dig up Garlic!- "Garlic starts to die and dry up from the bottom up. For every clove of garlic in the head, there’s a corresponding leaf. 6 leaves, 6 cloves. You get the picture. When half of the garlic leaves are dried up the garlic is ready to be pulled."
The Backyard Garden: How to grow and harvest garlic How to Harvest : Always dig your garlic, never try and pull it. You may have planted a small clove, but the bulb is now several inches deep with a strong root system.
If you grow hardneck garlic you are in for a treat because the plant provides two harvests. A few weeks before the garlic bulb finishes growing, you will have an opportunity to harvest garlic scapes. These tender, mildly garlic flavored shoots are delicious. See how easy it is to harvest garlic scapes and ten creative ways to use them.