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2 Easy Ways to Boost Your Garlic Harvest this June

Jun 20, 2018
 

Garlic is one of our favorite crops to grow. Delicious in every season and marvelously medicinal, garlic is also easy to grow. If I had to pick only a handful of crops to grow each season, garlic would always be one. Always.

Garlic swells from the size of a dime to a full-size bulb in ~5 short weeks, from early June to mid-July. June is the time to give her all you've got :)

Small bulbs are most commonly the result of nutrient deficiency and weed pressure, so here are easy ways to ensure you have abundant nutrients and manageable weeds to optimize your garlic harvest this season!

1. Feed Your Garlic

Garlic is a heavy feeder, requiring lots of nutrients to grow large and store long.

Here are the best times and ways to ensure your garlic has full access to abundant nutrients:

- Add rich fertility when you prepare your soil to plant in fall. We love to add mature compost as well as our organic granular fertilizer.

- Mulch with deciduous leaves in fall, spring, or both....

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