This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees, berry bushes, chickens, and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

garlic sprouts already

garlic sprouts

Amazing how fast they sprouted! We've been having just fantastic fall weather. These are happy little sprouts. The variety is Susanville, a soft neck garlic that I'm trying for the first time this year.



Blogger Kalena Michele said...

YAY! My garlic bed is sprouting, too! Eager little things, aren't they?

November 13, 2009 7:53 AM

Blogger Zazu Ta said...

They look lovely. I dont know about you.. but sometimes I tend to get a little emotional when it comes to sprouting plants....they're just so cute!!

Just finished planting 27 cloves of garlic. We're just about going into fall her with the weather being between 27 deg C and 16 Deg C.

I say 'just' way too much.

November 13, 2009 9:32 AM

Blogger victoria T. said...

My garlic is not sprouting yet, but then it;s only been a week and a day. Perhaps too soon?

November 13, 2009 12:53 PM

Blogger Karen said...

I planted my own crop of Susanville. Now I'll have to get out there and see if mine are sprouting and if not, at least get a layer of leaves on the bed.

November 13, 2009 1:16 PM

Blogger Dan said...

I keep thinking I should plant some garlic. I should really find a spot soon before it is to late. Yours look very happy.

November 13, 2009 8:39 PM

Blogger kathy said...

I planted these on the 21st of Oct (plus of minus a day). Just over 3 weeks ago.

November 13, 2009 9:45 PM

Blogger Jack said...

Great ,, mine is sprouting yesterday and its really make us happy

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November 16, 2009 10:58 AM

Blogger Kalipso said...

Good looking garlic! I use it a lot in my recipes.

July 11, 2010 1:34 AM


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