And also for varieties. Google for "soft neck" / "hard neck". If you live
where the climate seldom gets good and cold, I think you'll need to plant
soft neck varieties and you'll need to plant them on a different schedule
than a northern gardener.
il Tue, 18 May 2004 01:07:00 -0400, Anonymous ha scritto:
This started with a question from a person in Osaka, which was pretty
hot when I was there. Not to mention of dubious air quality.
As for soft neck and hard neck, I'd never heard these terms used
before. I just planted garlic from what I had or bought some from the
nursery. They just called them 'garlic'. They've never flowered
I'll have to till my garden if I want to plant anything, it's as hard
as a rock at the moment. Unfortunately I can't hover over the soil to
Loki [ Brevity is the soul of wit. W.Shakespeare ]
Soft neck, then. Hard neck generally has fewer cloves wrapped around
a hard stem, and the hard stem is the remnant of the flowering stalk.
Hardnecked garlic has a zippier flavor; softneck generally stores longer
and has smaller (and better wrapped) cloves.
Pat in Plymouth MI ('someplace.net' is comcast)
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