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Garlic Scapes are a Savory Signal

Garlic Scapes are a Savory Signal

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The tall flower stalks that shoot up from the center of a garlic plant are a delicious signal for gardeners. Here’s how to put these tender stalks to good use.

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January

January

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It's the last day of January; tomorrow we begin February. Although we are full on into winter and we may not see it--life is burgeoning out there--here's what is going on in my garden.

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Bringing in the Alliums

Bringing in the Alliums

Right now, we are rich in alliums. In the past few weeks, we have been curing the alliums--garlic, onions and shallots--which we harvested about three weeks or so ago. It is important to cure and store these bulbs so you don't lose your crop to mold or rot.

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Are You Ready for Garlic?

Are You Ready for Garlic?

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Being Unprepared Stinks! Are you ready to plant garlic? Maybe not. After all, it’s still summer, it’s hot and autumn seems a long way away. But garlic planting time will be here before...

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Cultivating the Alliums: From Mild to Wild

Cultivating the Alliums: From Mild to Wild

Though spring has sprung, it's not too late to plant some allium plants in your garden. Here is a basic guide of what to grow and how to prepare the soil. Watch Danielle's videos for some hands-on tips.

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QUESTION: What do I do with an overlooked garlic bulb that is sprouting in the ground?

QUESTION: What do I do with an overlooked garlic bulb that is sprouting in the ground?

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Last year I grew garlic- great stuff, BUT I evidently missed harvesting one. This year we have warmed up all of a sudden, and I noticed this clump of foliage coming up. I thought it was green onions...

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The Purple-Striped Chesnok Red Garlic

The Purple-Striped 'Chesnok Red' Garlic

I'm a garlic freak so you'll forgive me if I pass on growing that impostor, Elephant Garlic.

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Time to Plant Handy Kitchen Vegetables: Onions and Garlic

Time to Plant Handy Kitchen Vegetables: Onions and Garlic

I don't know what you're doing in your garden right now, but I hope it involves planting garlic and onions.

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QUESTION: Garlic sprouting early

QUESTION: Garlic sprouting early

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This is my first time planting garlic.  I followed the instructions on the package and got them in the ground as soon as possible before our first hard frost (I planted them 2 weeks agonbsp...

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All About Garlic

All About Garlic

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Most vegetable gardeners and cooks love garlic. If you haven't grown it before but would like to, now's the time to start learning the basics and order seed garlic for planting this fall. By this time next year you'll be proudly showing off your crop to friends and family, and using to prepare delicious recipes.

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The Great Garlic Harvest

The Great Garlic Harvest

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The lone scape standing gave me the sign to pull out the spading fork. The Great Garlic Harvest was ready to begin.

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Garlic Bulb Types

Garlic Bulb Types

Extra Tip: If you find yourself face-to-face with a vampire (and you don't want to be), all garlic works equally well in this situation.

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Celebrate National Garlic Month

Celebrate National Garlic Month

April is National Garlic Month and you can celebrate in two ways: in the garden and in the kitchen.

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Cheap and Easy Winter Greens

Cheap and Easy Winter Greens

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Growing your own garlic greens during the winter is an inexpensive way to feed two needs at once: a gardener’s need for growing and a cook’s need for something tasty.

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Plant Garlic as a Fall Crop

Plant Garlic as a Fall Crop

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Fall is the time to plant garlic in most parts of the U.S. If you haven't done it yet, there is still time unless you are so far North that the ground is frozen.

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Video: How to Plant and Grow Garlic

Video: How to Plant and Grow Garlic

There is nothing like the taste of homegrown garlic and it is ridiculously easy to grow. Farmer Joe Smith of Niantic, Connecticut, gives you expert tips on how to plant and grow this kitchen staple.

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Harvesting Garlic

Harvesting Garlic

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Getting garlic out of the ground is fairly simple. The key to full-flavored, long-lasting bulbs is knowing when to harvest and how to handle the bulbs so they will keep for a long time.

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Extend Your Gardening Season Beyond Frost by Growing Produce that Keeps

Extend Your Gardening Season Beyond Frost by Growing Produce that Keeps

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If you grow winter squash, pumpkins, potatoes, garlic, and hot peppers, you effectively extend your gardening season well into the fall and winter.

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Garlic Scapes

Garlic Scapes

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If you grow garlic, you'll eventually encounter scapes. Learn what they are and what to do with them.

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Garlic as an Herbal Medicine

Garlic as an Herbal Medicine

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Garlic has a more practical side that you may not be aware of and it just might be the information you need to push you over the proverbial edge to plant some in your garden this year.

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