[Market-farming] garlic spacing

Marty Kraft martyk at allspecies.org
Sat Nov 5 06:38:25 EST 2005


Paul

I'm new as gardeners go. I have been told that garlic is a heavy 
feeder. I am planting cloves very close together. It seemed to make 
sense to use an organic fertilizer if I ask so much of the soil. I am 
open to suggestions.

Marty Kraft
On Nov 4, 2005, at 7:25 PM, Tradingpost wrote:

>
> As a matter of curiosity, what's wrong with the soil that it needs 
> fertilizing?
>
> paul NM tradingpost at gilanet.com See you at
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> On 11/4/2005 at 4:36 PM Marty Kraft wrote:
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>> I planted nine per square foot and they looked pretty good. The 
>> problem
>> is I haven't been growing garlic long so do not know what to expect. I
>> would fertilize well and plant in October not at Christmas time like I
>> did last time.
>>
>> Marty Kraft
>> On Nov 4, 2005, at 11:59 AM, Goodwill at Homefields Farm wrote:
>>
>>> we planted hardnecks: triple row in a 36" bed.  will mulch and report
>>> back
>>> next summer.
>>> thanks,
>>>
>>> Scott
>>> Scott Breneman
>>> Farm Manager
>>> Goodwill at Homefields Farm
>>> 150 Letort Rd
>>> Millersville, PA 17551
>>> www.homefields.org/goodwill
>>> 717-871-3110
>>>
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