Gardening seasons – planting garlic

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Planting garlic

Growing garlic lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, fights heart disease, boosts the immune system, and adds a little flavor to your food.

Garlic Buy strong healthy bulbs. Each bulb contains a dozen or more branches.

The larger the seed you sow, the larger the bulb you will harvest. In colder climates and tropical regions, plants grow in the fall about six weeks before the onset of winter.

Garlic needs to be kept at a temperature below 40 degrees Fahrenheit for six to eight weeks to grow.

Approximately six inches from the plant, about two to three inches below the surface of the plant, and the base of the plant should be exposed to the sun.

After the ground has cooled, trim the ground with weed-free straw or perennial branches, if it is a garden in winter.

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Gardener, TV / Radio host, author and columnist Birds and flowers Magazine. She has written more than 20 garden books, including It is impossible to escape a small space garden And the Middle West Gardener’s Handbook. She is hosted by National Symposium Melinda Garden Moment The rooms on which they fly 135 TV and radio stations All over the United States Myers is the recently released host Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series. Melinda writes for a regular column Wisconsin Garden And Chicago Garden She writes twice a month Gardeners’ Questions ” Newspaper column. Melinda hosted “Herbalist” Radio program over 20 years and seven seasons The Great Lakes Garden On PBS. Melinda holds a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified farmer, and is a horticultural teacher with a career. She is the recipient American Horticultural Association by BY Morrison Communication Award And entered GWA Celebrity Hall – Gardeners Communications Association. Myers website, www.MelindaMyers.com, Shows gardening videos, podcasts, monthly gardening checklist details and more.

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