It takes a while for all the different garlics in our test beds to do their thing……finally they have shot up their scapes and are ready to harvest.
Peeling back the outer bulb skins is always a great pleasure at this time of the garlic season. How are those cloves inside? What colour are they? Every year they vary. This year we’re thrilled with the way the garlic is curing.
Big garlic = big bunches = very very heavy bundles of gorgeous garlic to move to the shed. No need for the gym out here!
Here are two purple glamour bulbs – a little too close to gether, pushing upwards to fill out. At this time of year the growth of the bulb is amazing.
People often ask if they should leave the scapes on or cut them off? We leave them on unless we’re eating them! Here are some freshly picked Purple Glamour Garlic Scapes. The shape is referred to as a turban, hence this garlic classified as a TURBAN variety.
Our signature Purple Glamour Garlic harvest is underway! This is our main variety. The star of our garlic show. I’m addicted to it. It’s a generous bulb, good clove size, with skins that peel easily and is sweet sweet sweet when baked.
It takes a team to get our gorgeous garlic to you…John, Ivy, Betty. Thanks.
Every bulb is really a ball of goodness. A privilege to post to good food enthusiasts! Many Thanks.
SOLD OUT. GLAMOUR GARLIC coming soon
This Purple Prelude it almost up to my waist. Clove formation developing very nicely…..yes, counting the days now!
This year our olives were harvested in small batches. We bottle in small batches too. (In other words, we don’t mix it all up and do one bottling). It’s interesting to taste the differences in the varieties. But as a home cook, I don’t really fuss over each and every oil we produce. Rather, I […]
Our softneck garlic is starting to bulb up! 27 degrees on Sunday and the whole patch is feeling the warmth and the need to grow. Exciting times.