Garlic? - Knowledgebase Question

garrettsville, Oh
Question by heilmansara
March 30, 2009
I want to plant garlic this year but have been told that it will make other plants smell and taste like garlic if I plant to close to it. True or False?

Answer from NGA
March 30, 2009


Not true at all. I plant garlic in with my flowers all the time and I have never had a problem. I even cut the flowers to take indoors and have never noticed a garlic smell. I think what you've heard is an old wive's tale.

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