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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

It Was Time

I got the garlic in today and I am patting myself soundly on the back. Last year I procrastinated so long that I didn't get any in at all. Which is bad because that means I wasted money on the seed garlic. Sometimes you fuck up.

Which is why I decided not to waste a lot of money on seed garlic this year.  I bought the cheapest garlic I could find because it was likely to be California White, California Early, or California Late, all of which are softneck garlic and is what I want anyway because it stores longer than hardneck.  Not exactly a fancy variety, and not exactly the safest thing to do, because I could be introducing some sort of garlic plague to my soils, but the heads I chose looked pretty clean and fresh and sound, so I gambled on them.

I planted them in the compost that I had the melons in this summer and spaced them about nine or so inches apart. 

I'm kind of excited because I haven't had home grown garlic in a couple years.  

I just hope I didn't fuck up again.
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