Read more about the Garlic here . We’re ready to take your order. Depending on the weather, the plan is start packing late this November. You can order right now. Enjoy your garlic season.
Each glass jar of ELMSWOOD HONEY is 400ml Three jars per box. Varroa Mite has not be identified at Elmswood. Bees this last season have been magnificent honey providors, but are now living with the threat that Varroa Mite is close. I’ve been testing the hives and so far so good. Elmswood Farm is not […]
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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 […]
Sad times at the farm as the drought grips, there’s a few olives scattered across the grove but with no water the fruit hasn’t fully formed. If we do get rain soon we should at least be able to pick some for table olives.
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.
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.
There’s always an edge of worry with garlic because it takes 7 -9 months of care in the ground and then more TLC after harvest. Keeping soil moist is a must and despite loads of weeding the weeds just keep coming!
Garlic Varieties Our garlic business was founded on a special purple variety grown by Graeme Ayton in Victoria. We named this turban variety GLAMOUR. During the last 10 years we’ve tested many different varieties. But most don’t get past my kitchen and friends. In 2017 we’ll be selling three different garlics. PRELUDE – available October […]
New ERME garlic machinery to help manage our harvest and save our backs. Very exciting.