Oops, my bad. ;-> Long day at the studio.....
If your ground isn't frozen then yes, I would think you'd be fine
planting them now. Once the ground freezes, mulch it over with a good
organic mulch like chopped leaves to keep them tucked in for the
winter. I planted mine mid-November, which is kinda late for around
here, but they should be ok. Good growing!
I'm in Seattle, and I've had mine in now for about 60 days. The
are about a foot high. Will they make it through OK to spring like
Or, is it best to plant a late crop of garlic at the start of winter?
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The unnamed variety will probably do just fine. Of course, we never
know if there might be a really hard snap without snow cover - so I
generally mulch the whole area to moderate any plunging soil
I've never planted them this late, so I can only speculate.
Assuming the current warm spell lasts for a week, and your soil isn't completely
soggy (you don't want to drown the cloves!) you'd probably get something
You will probably get some soil compaction. Don't disturb the soil any more than
absolutely necessary. A dibbler would be better than digging a row.
Mine (in Green Lake area) is mostly still below ground surface level, a few
from one variety show shoots. These were planted in October.
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