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Growing Garlic in Northern Canada

Posted by Simon Gaudin on

 As the title implies we have a challenging discussion ahead of us today, growing a crop like garlic in extreme cold! The standard in our part of the world is fall sowing hardneck garlic and spring sowing softneck. Just a quick point of clarification Hardneck varietys are the slower maturing more cold hardy garlic that produce a scape, possibly even a head that will produce small bulbs. Softneck garlic on the other hand is quick to mature, produces no scape, yields more bulbs and needs warmer temperate weather.  We start both hardneck and softneck garlic by doing  a late winter...

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