Garlic growth

Hi
New here and hope someone can help me. Last year I did not dig my garlic up in time. Now there are lots and lots of leaves coming up where the garlic cloves were planted.
What can I do with these? Do I dig them up and plant them elsewhere or leave them? If I do leave them where they are, will they grow into large bulbs again?
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You'll get whole bunch of small bulbs, because each clove will make a bulb. You can try to separate and replant some, but the loss of roots and growing time will still make smaller than normal bulbs. If you don't want them for seed garlic in the fall, just pull and use like scallions-these are a big deal in Asian markets.
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You can do either, and will probably get definitive advice that you MUST leave them where they are and also conflicting definitive advice that you MUST dig them up and move them.
Having actually done both, I'd leave them where they are for now. Got our best harvest the year after we "forgot" the whole bed, and have had poor luck with transplanting (or planting) garlic in spring, better luck with both in the fall. I normally plant cloves saved for planting in the fall, and also transplant the ones that come up where we dug the garlic and missed a few in the fall. If I miss any until spring, I leave them be where they are. Does increase the risk of soil-borne disease (as you're not rotating) but that disease (if any, and there may be none) will probably get transplanted along with the plants if you move them.
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