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Growing great garlic : the definitive guide for organic gardeners and small farmers

Author: Ron L Engeland
Publisher: Okanogan, WA : Filaree Productions, 1991.
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Growing Great Garlic is the definitive grower's guide written by a small scale farmer who makes his living growing over 200 strains of garlic. Commercial growers will want to consult this book regularly. Engeland covers everything from history and evolution to site and soil preparation, storage, and marketing: information on which varieties to plant, when and how to plant, when to fertilize (and when not to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron L Engeland
ISBN: 0963085018 9780963085016
OCLC Number: 26064602
Description: xii, 213 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Garlic: past and present. In search of respect --
Garlic varieties --
History of garlic --
Cultural requirements. Sites and soils --
Selection of planting stock --
Fall chores --
Spring tasks --
Pests and diseases --
Pre-harvest --
Harvest to harvest. Cleaning, grading, and packing --
Storage --
Marketing --
Epilogue: Closing note about garlic taste.
Responsibility: Ron L. Engeland ; illustrated by Jim Anderson.
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Growing Great Garlic is the definitive grower's guide written by a small scale farmer who makes his living growing over 200 strains of garlic. Commercial growers will want to consult this book regularly. Engeland covers everything from history and evolution to site and soil preparation, storage, and marketing: information on which varieties to plant, when and how to plant, when to fertilize (and when not to fertilize), when to prune and harvest, plus how to store, market, and process the crop.

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Eliot Coleman's note from The New Organic Grower

by dacotre (WorldCat user published 2011-03-01) Excellent Permalink

"A highly enjoyable book about all aspects of garlic culture. Written in a down-home style by a grower for growers." (The New Organic Grower, p 327)

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