[Market-farming] Garlic questions

Todd Lister toddlister1 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 08:43:20 EST 2009


One more thing, I would make sure everyone in the area knows of the
scoundrel who  scammed you.
Todd
Veribest Farm
Vesta, Ga




 Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 8:34 AM, Todd Lister <toddlister1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Rule of thumb:   Small cloves=small plants.  Large cloves=large plants.
> We always try for large but usually can't control the size,  We always plan
> on pulling the small plants in the spring to sell as green garlic. Don't
> advise planting whole bulbs.
>
>
> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 8:05 AM, cjmaness at juno.com <cjmaness at juno.com>wrote:
>
>> I read somewhere that the best garlic for my area would come from a local
>> grower. So, I bought 20 pounds from a fellow grower at our market. The
>> problem is all of the bulbs are very small, about the size of a nickel. The
>> large ones were on top, hiding all the small ones underneath.  My question
>> is: are these small bulbs too .mall to plant? Can they be planted whole?, Or
>> do I throw them away, and never buy anything from this particular vendor
>> again?
>> In some of the planting instructions I received from bulbs ordered it says
>> that the minimum bulb planting size should be 1 1/2 inches.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Carla
>> Perkins, OK - 83 yesterday!
>>
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