Saturday, February 23, 2013

watch that garden grow.

has this ever happened to you?

you go for a head of garlic and realize that it's taken on a whole new personality.

usually i try to salvage what i can and compost the rest, but this time i decided to plant it!

i didn't get too fussy- just separated the cloves and kind of threw them in a pot and 
covered them up with dirt.
i figured they'd already started growing, so they probably didn't need much help.

 and, happily...they're growing like crazy!  i'm starting them inside because it's still a little too 
cold out on the porch...so they've set up camp in our guest room, next to our 
avocado tree...i cannot wait for some home-grown guacamole in a few years.

check out the progress!
this is about 3 weeks after planting... they grow so quickly!

so, adventures in container gardening...sort of.
stay tuned...hopefully we'll have some garlic recipes coming up soon!


  1. Do they make your house smell like garlic? :)

  2. Haha. I was just going to ask what Emily did. :) Well done!

    1. Em & Laura: so far, thankfully no smell (:

      ...if/ when it does though, you can bet it will find a new home outside pretty quickly (:

  3. hahaha, I always thought they went bad when that happened. oops!

  4. that's so cool! your gardening skills are quite impressive, my friend!


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