Growing Garlic - Knowledgebase Question

Aston, PA
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Question by bossybrown
March 21, 2001
I'd like to grow garlic in my garden. Can I use store bought garlic, remove a clove, and plant it in late March?

Answer from NGA
March 21, 2001
In some cases using grovery store garlic will work, but it is not usually recommended because the commercial varieties (from , say, California) are not necessarily the best types to grow at home in a colder climate. In some instances they have also been treated to prevent sprouting.

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