Garlic Planting Conundrums, Part 2

Garlic Planting Conundrums, Part 2, in which we ask, where can you fit garlic in a permaculture landscape, what about companion planting with garlic, and what is the most efficient way to grow really great garlic?

So, in my earlier post, we talked a bit about figuring out where to plant the garlic from year to year, and how it can be a lot of work to break new ground and turn it into something soft and loose enough to grow a well-rounded, firm, disease-free, long-lasting, ultimately flavorful head of garlic, which is what we’re all after, right?… Read more

Garlic for Barter and Trade

What do 3 dozen eggs, 3 bottles of honey, and a beautiful handcrafted dish have to do with garlic?

In trade for garlic: pottery, honey, eggs
In trade for garlic: pottery, honey, eggs. Yes! We love all these things!

Barter Fare!

This picture is of my three most recent trades: a pottery dish made by Linda R.Read more

Got Garlic???? YES we DO!

If you’ve checked out my “Garlic Variety” page lately, you might think “there are no products.”

ACTUALLY – WE HAVE LOTS OF GARLIC – REALLY GREAT GARLIC, in fact – even though many in our community had crop failures.

This is a prime example of the con side of doing your own website when you don’t know what the heck you’re doing!… Read more

Buy Garlic, Not Gold!

Chinese Garlic Lord relaxes, thinking of all the money he is making with his stash of garlic. Another good reason to Buy Local.
Chinese Garlic Lord relaxes, thinking of all the money he is making with his stash of garlic. If you ask me, this picture illustrates another good reason to BUY LOCAL. (Reuters photo)

Ok Folks – this is just in from the news, so you know it must be true.… Read more