How and When to Plant Garlic

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Published on October 4, 2017 by

Garlic is my easiest and most rewarding crop! But the biggest mistake new gardeners make is waiting until spring to plant. Garlic is planted in the fall — it’s the last thing I do each season! It grows during the coldest parts of winter and treats you to a harvest in early summer!

For more specifics on when to plant, where to get your seed garlic, and what type of garlic is right for your climate, download my free cheat sheet here: http://journeywithjill.net/garlic-planting-cheat-sheet/

And don’t forget to save your best bulbs to plant next season!

**My first frost date is usually in early November, so adjust the planting time accordingly.

Garlic may begin growth late in fall or early in spring. Plan to plant garlic in fall about four to six weeks before the ground freezes. Prepare the soil by loosening it. Generally, the fall or spring is the right planting season for garlic outdoors in your gardens but if want to grow them indoors then you can try

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