May 30, 2017

How to Grow BIGGER Garlic

If you grow garlic, eventually it will send up "scapes" - long stalks with bulbs, and eventually, flower heads. You can leave them entirely alone. In fact, flowering garlic is really pretty in the garden.
Courtesy of Panegyrics of Granovetter
But if your main goal is to grow food, you'll want to cut them off. That's because scapes provide additional food - and removing them creates bigger garlic! Learn more in this short video:

And check out my posts on How to Cook with Scapes and Great Garlic Scape Recipes.


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