Green Thumb Sunday: Garlic sprouts

 

Garlic sprouts

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12 Responses to “Green Thumb Sunday: Garlic sprouts”


  1. 2 inadvertentgardener March 30, 2008 at 9:00 am

    Lydia, no doubt — finally!

  2. 3 Nancy Bond March 30, 2008 at 9:15 am

    How wonderful to see those green shoots! I actually grew some garlic in a pot over the winter — we snipped the tender shoots to include in salads and such. Hopefully, it’ll produce a head. It’s been more a fun experiment than garden project, I guess. :)

  3. 4 inadvertentgardener March 30, 2008 at 2:38 pm

    Nancy, I’d love to hear how that garlic turns out — if it actually works in the pot. That’s a very interesting experiment!

  4. 5 Aiyana March 30, 2008 at 6:28 pm

    I’ve never heard of growing it in a pot. Something new to try!
    Happy GTS,
    Aiyana

  5. 6 inadvertentgardener March 30, 2008 at 6:52 pm

    Aiyana, definitely — isn’t that interesting?

  6. 7 Matron March 31, 2008 at 12:01 pm

    I don’t have much luck with garlic. I try it every year, different methods, different planting times, different soil. It never works for me! hmmm

  7. 8 inadvertentgardener March 31, 2008 at 4:34 pm

    Matron, that’s very strange — does it grow other places in your zone?

  8. 9 Michelle April 1, 2008 at 6:23 am

    Woohoo! So glad to see something green sprouting up there. Maybe spring has finally come to Iowa!

  9. 10 inadvertentgardener April 1, 2008 at 7:45 pm

    Michelle, here’s hoping. Everything did finally turn green today, so there’s hope!

  10. 11 katie April 4, 2008 at 1:59 pm

    Give them another week or two – then pull and eat…Green Garlic!!! I love it.
    Happy Spring!

  11. 12 inadvertentgardener April 5, 2008 at 7:56 am

    Katie, that’s a good idea — I’ve always been loathe to pull my garlic early, but I think I’m going to do that this time around, at least with a couple of them.


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