[Market-farming] now Garlic shipping

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Fri Apr 10 16:09:21 EDT 2015


Thanks, Dorene!

-- but I'm a bit confused. How does it breathe through bubble wrap? 

-- Rivka


On Apr 10, 2015, at 3:38 PM, GarlicGrower wrote:

> Hi, Rivka!
>  
> I am the Queen of Bubble Wrap when it comes to shipping garlic. In my experience, you can’t use too much to cushion the garlic in shipping. 
>  
> Make sure your garlic is completely dormant (dried down) when you ship the braid, wrap it in bubble wrap with tape so it doesn’t come apart and maybe put a few discrete holes in the cardboard box so it can breathe (doesn’t have to breathe much, but some air is good) and you should be okay.  If you have a long braid, you might want to secure it to a “backbone” of cardboard, then wrap the bubble wrap and put it in the cardboard box.
>  
> Hope this helps.
>  
> Dorene
>  

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