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Jun 18
2021
  By tierrabonita

What is bolting?

Bolting is when a plant speeds up its cycle of growing, grows flower stalks and makes seeds before it should.

May 17
2021
  By Savannah

About Spring Garlic

✿ Garlic planted in the spring has less time to grow than garlic planted in the fall, so “spring garlic” will be smaller, milder and sweeter and will have only one big clove. Harvest it at the end of July or in August, or earlier for a milder option with edible greens.

May 17
2021
  By Savannah

Growing Spring Garlic - What You'll Need

What you’ll need

✿ Garlic—a single clove or a head. Garlic grown in your area or in a similar climate might grow better, but give any garlic a try! Fresh garlic will sprout the fastest.

✿ Small cup or jar. Reuse a cleaned-out food jar.

✿ Water

✿ Soil

May 17
2021
  By Savannah

Growing in Oregon - Garlic

Season and Location

✿ Garlic is a great crop to grow over the winter.

✿ Plant garlic cloves in in a location that gets full sun.

✿ Plant in soil with good drainage.

Container Gardening

May 17
2021
  By Savannah

Growing in Oregon - Summer Squash

Container Gardening

✿ Many varieties of summer squash require a lot of space, but some bush varieties can be grown in large containers (see recommended varieties on the other side).

✿ Bush varieties need about 12" of space around them, when growing.