Video: How to Plant and Grow Garlic

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Video Length: 2:44
Produced by: Danielle Sherry; Edited by Cari Delahanty

Fall is the time to plant garlic, and we're pretty sure that once you taste homegrown garlic, you'll never want to buy it at the supermarket again. And garlic is so easy to grow.

In this video, farmer Joe Smith, of Smith's Acres in Niantic, Connecticut, demonstrates how grow your own garlic from a clove. He discusses the difference between hardneck and softneck varieties, shows you how to select the best cloves, and covers planting depth.


Making the most of garlic Get more info on garlic:

• Plant Garlic as a Fall Crop
• Harvesting Garlic
Garlic as an Herbal Medicine
Making the Most of Garlic 
Using Baby Garlic (Green Garlic) 
• Garlic Scapes

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