Excited to announce my new book, Who’s Minding The Farm? In this climate emergency, is now out.
. When we started growing garlic – I started cooking a LOT of garlic and slicing the top off a bulb and baking it whole was my preferred way of serving cooked sweet garlic. If I have less time I’ll break open the bulbs, leave the skins on, […]
We’re clipping all the smaller garlics, and the tiny bulbs will be boxed up as ‘Petite’- we know some of you prefer these – perfect if you like a small serve often of fresh garlic
Not until we take the garlic curing in the shed and spread the plants out on the garlic tables do we really know how the crop has turned out. Handling each bulb, trimming the roots and stems ( feeding the left overs to the sheep ) gives all of us a true sense of the […]
John, Jon, Betty and Ivy have done a great job – originally planting and now harvesting this year’s small garlic crop. Thanks Team!
This has been the most difficult year ever to grow garlic. Firstly the soil was not as developed as previous years because it’s been just so dry. We don’t know yet how the garlic is truly impacted. Who knows? it may all be okay and the crop will be perfect. In a way these climatic […]
Now that I’ve had a chance to chat with fellow garlic growers I can confirm that 2017-18 garlic season has been a shocker for just about everyone. The early heat wave challenged the new bulbs to slowly cure and as a consequence problems arose. If you had any issues with the garlic we posted you […]
By April most of our garlic varieties have started to sprout. And this is when people often ask, What can I do with it? If you already see green sprouts the best thing is to eat it straight away – all of it – or break off each clove and plant them. This will […]