Please note, as I shift gears to focus on two final festivals, all new orders will be shipped on October 4th at the soonest, and October 11th at the latest! Only garlic currently in stock is pre-busted cloves of Pskem River (click banner here), or pre-busted Shandong Purple (find in the Asiatic family). Thanks!

The Index of Truly Extra Miscellaneous Stuff

This is an index of miscellaneous pages covering topics of (possible) interest to you. This is in lieu of a cluttered menu.

See our Shipping Costs- shipping is based on order weight- take a look at the table to know your shipping costs.

Garlic Growing 101- a primer where I lay out the basics of growing garlic organically

Can I plant garlic in December?- every year, customers who buy their garlic late, or miss the usual planting windows, email me this question. I explain that yes, you can, but I give some advice to improve the outcomes

Information on Bulbils- the little mini cloves that form on scapes if you don't harvest them- learn all about 'em.

Hardnecks and softnecks- often used terms for the two main visual differences between the families of garlic. Learn more here.

Adequate Moisture Content Garlic Memes- a page of OC (original content) garlic memes. Since dankness is a little too humid, and overly dry conditions will reduce storage quality, garlic memes are best kept at an Adequate Moisture Content

Garlic and Linguistics- some interesting general rambling factoids about the words for garlic

Garlic Naming Conventions and Potential Confusion- the ways that variety names can confuse as much as clarify.

Growing a Three Sisters Plot- How to successfully grow corn, beans, and squash together.

How to Keep Over One Hundred Garlic Varieties Separate- here, I detail the practices I use to keep things straight, with some pointers for anyone, gardener or farmer, who wants to do the same

Ginger, Turmeric, and Woad- specialty crops I've grown in various past years, information on how it's done

A Brief Survey of Farming on Mars- space settlements and exobotany are an interest of mine, so here I share some basic insights into what farming on Mars will require. Not an expert-level intro but a "summary of research"




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