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Harvesting garlic at Sol Feliz Farm

We have been noticing that it is time to harvest garlic.  We watch the scape straighten out and the seed-head with it gets more defined (you can see individual seeds inside the scape-skin forming).  Some of our scapes are breaking … Continue reading

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Cultivating garlic at Sol Feliz Farm

Today’s workshop was long over due.  We have had a bunch of weeds growing in the garlic for quite a while now.  I made some opportunity to hoe a couple of rows of weeds but it was kind of  a … Continue reading

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Garlic emerges at Sol Feliz

Today we find the shoots of the garlic we planted about two months ago. It has been exceptionally dry this year, but some rain and snow we received in the last week must’ve really helped us out.

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Planting garlic at Sol Feliz

Better late than never!  We would have liked to get the garlic in the ground last October or November.  We were on track for planting in late November but then a snow storm came and first made the field frozen … Continue reading

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Sorting the garlic harvest

This is our second year of going through our garlic harvest and separating it into different size classes.  This is useful to know how our garlic is doing and allows us to better answer questions around the effects of soils, … Continue reading

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Harvesting garlic at Sol Feliz

Today was the day for garlic harvest…  Today was determined by the status of the scapes, still closed with the seeds beginning to form underneath the skin.  We harvested the garlic and placed them in bundles of 25 as seen … Continue reading

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