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HOW TO GROW GARLIC COVER CROP / BUCKWHEAT

How to grow BUCKWHEAT for garlic cover crop. This is the way I did it. I tilled the the ground with a 6 foot 3pt. tiller , used a broadcast spreader and then pulled a drag behind four wheeler. This worked good but next year I will try a cultimulcher instead of drag. It will take a 4-6 weeks before you need to make decision to cut down and till in ground or to let to go to seed for another crop. This is how I mow the Buchwheat Crop with a 6 foot finishing mower. This process will enrich the ground for a better garlic crop. Dilly Dilly

HOW TO PLANT AND GROW GARLIC

HOW TO PLANT GARLIC The key is to plant the right type of garlic — either hardneck or softneck. Hardnecks, do well in cold climates. They need several weeks of very cold temperatures to thrive. Softnecks, on the other hand, grow better in milder climates. Softnecks also do not bolt, meaning they don't send up a scape and therefore don't have a stem in the middle of the bulb. Instead, there are more cloves throughout the bulb. Softnecks typically have a milder flavor and store longer, too. Garlic can be planted into late fall and winter as long as the ground can be worked. It's the same timeframe as planting fall flower bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils. Because there is a direct correlatio

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