[Market-farming] garlic spacing
igg at igg.com
Fri Nov 4 19:07:26 EST 2005
>5 rows across three feet, that's pretty impressive. we are a training and
>employment program for persons w/ disabilities, so hoeing around/between
>garlic is a challenge for us. am going to mulch well this year and leave
>it on, then hand weed instead of using the tine weeder and hoeing. it
>cannot do any worse than in the past when we lost our garlic to the weeds
>and couldn't even find them at harvest time. Thanks for sharing your methods!
I plant biointensively, 6 inches apart, put down two rows of drip on
a 42inch bed. I mulch thickly with wheat straw. I NEVER have to weed.
Never. It's just not an issue. Mulch is thick, but garlic comes right
through. I couldn't plant garlic biointensively if weeding was
More information about the Market-farming