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Start Harvesting History by Planting Garlic

Start Harvesting History by Planting Garlic

Fall is an unusual time for a new gardening catalog to appear in the mail, but timing is everything. The first catalog from the folks at Harvesting History includes more than two dozen varieties of garlic for fall planting.

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How to “Grow” Black Garlic

How to “Grow” Black Garlic

If you saw a head of black garlic would you think it was garlic gone bad or would you eat it up?

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Stock Up on Garlic Scapes Now

Stock Up on Garlic Scapes Now

While farmers markets will be filled with fresh produce through the gardening season, some items have a limited run. Look for garlic scapes at markets now and grab a bunch to enjoy this season and through the winter.

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Have you planted your garlic yet?

Have you planted your garlic yet?

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It's that time of year again... as the leaves begin to fall, it is time to think about getting your garlic bed ready to plant. It is so worthwhile to grow your own because there is such a vast array of types to choose from, which you just cannot get at the grocery store. I personally prefer hardnecks over softnecks, although I always grow some of each for their flavor and for storage.

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July in the Garden

July in the Garden

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Summer is full on and the garden is growing in leaps and bounds. Here in Maryland, we have had pretty great weather--our days have been in the upper 80s rather than the usual 90s and so I can't...

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Gardeners Dig Country Living

Gardeners Dig Country Living

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Fans of the country lifestyle flock together every year to celebrate a simpler way of life. The fair in Rhinebeck, N.Y., in early June offered vegetable gardeners something old, something new, something edible that’s blue.

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Fast Growing Greens Ready to Eat

Fast Growing Greens Ready to Eat

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If you planted a container of garlic indoors in early November, the first batch of greens is ready for harvest. Here are 10 ways to use these inexpensive herbs to add flavor to your Thanksgiving menu.

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Indoor Gardening with Garlic Greens

Indoor Gardening with Garlic Greens

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Come grow with me! Summer gardening is over, so let's move our gardening indoors and grow some garlic greens together.

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Fire Cider Vinegar

Fire Cider Vinegar

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This elixir is well known amongst herbalists, created by Rosemary Gladstar, and has been made by many of us for years now. December 6 was World Fire Cider Vinegar Day. Check out this easy recipe--I make this every fall after I harvest my horseradish--to use throughout the winter months for a general tonic and to help fight colds and flu.

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How to Harvest Garlic

How to Harvest Garlic

Don't panic when your garlic stalks turn dry and brown: just harvest.

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How to Care for Garlic

How to Care for Garlic

Keep that crop in tip-top shape with a little advice from our Homegrown / Homemade team.

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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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How to Grow Garlic at Home

How to Grow Garlic at Home

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If you have ever cooked with garlic then you already know the wonderful aroma garlic emits. Whether you are frying garlic up to mix with some onions for a steak or adding garlic to a sauce, garlic is...

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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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The Health Benefits of the Potatoes you are Growing in your Backyard garden

The Health Benefits of the Potatoes you are Growing in your Backyard garden

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Who doesn't love to eat potatoes? Whether you are making grandma's aged old casserole dish, mashing up a sweet potato recipe, or simply making a baked potato, there are limitless choices to what you...

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Bringing in the Alliums

Bringing in the Alliums

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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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Getting the Most from Your Midsummer Veggie Garden

Getting the Most from Your Midsummer Veggie Garden

Whether you are new to vegetable gardening or a seasoned veteran, you'll find useful growing tips in the articles and videos highlighted here. For more timely gardening information and...

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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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