Growing and Using Garlic
Lots of people love garlic, but many have never tasted the ambrosia of fresh, home-grown garlic. Even a small amount of garlic can enhance the flavors of a dish, making it truly memorable.
The first step to experiencing and enjoying garlic is sourcing the freshest and tastiest varieties. Buying a few cloves or a couple of bulbs often leads to growing your own garlic. The good news is growing garlic is super easy – it is an excellent way to introduce children to gardening – just plant the cloves and wait.
Anyone who loves the taste of garlic will soon find their own, freshly harvested bulbs are incomparably better than the finest they can source – at any price.
For beginners, there seems to be a lot to know about growing truly great garlic: the right location, the right soil fertilizer, watering habits, and harvesting times. It really isn’t difficult and this booklet will guide you through the steps, helping you avoid rookie mistakes while giving you success.
Over 20 recipes are included for cooking with, preserving, roasting, smoking, making garlic vinegar and the absolutely most delicious garlic salt you’ve ever tasted! See how to introduce garlic to the most finicky eaters as well as satisfying the biggest garlic fans.
Table of Contents
- An Introduction to Garlic
- Who Should Grow Garlic
- Growing Garlic
- Garlic as Medicine
- Braiding Garlic
- Varieties of Garlic
- Preserving Garlic
- Basic Garlic Preparations
- Cooking With Garlic
- Sources for Garlic Seed
From the soil to the seed to the food you eat - we'll help you grow your best garden!