[Market-farming] garlic greens--when and how

Todd Lister toddlister1 at gmail.com
Thu May 3 17:26:40 EDT 2012

I pull them and bunch them complete. When they are young and tender I tell
people the premature bulb is straight white meat and can be used just like
a scallion, tender right up the stalk. I love them and they sell well at
our market. 5-6 to a bunch for $2.50-$3.00.
I'll keep moving the small ones like that till they get tough and start to

On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 4:41 PM, Richard Robinson <rrobinson at nasw.org> wrote:

> Last fall I saved my too-small-to-plant-for-bulbs garlic cloves, and sowed
> them thickly this spring for garlic greens. They are about 6" tall now, and
> delicious. When is the right time to harvest them? Do I cut them off at the
> ground, or pull up the whole plant? If the former, will they grow back? How
> do you suggest customers serve them--raw? cooked? in salad?
> thanks.
>  Richard Robinson
>  www.nasw.org/users/rrobinson/
>  Hopestill Farm
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