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Got Your Garlic In?

Garlic grown by MOFGA certified organic New Beat Farm

Garlic grown by MOFGA certified organic New Beat Farm

October 23, 2014

In Maine, mid- to late-October is a great time for planting garlic. Roots have time to get established and hold the bulbs in place before the ground freezes around Thanksgiving, but shoots don't have time to emerge and suffer damage from freezing. Read all about planting depth, spacing, mulching, weed control, harvesting and storing garlic, and controlling pests, in our article, "Garlic, In Depth."

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