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Garlic Scapes: How To Harvest & Cook The Most Whimsical Vegetable

Some call them scapes, some call them whistles — whatever you call them, they’re delicious. Garlic scapes are the shoot that comes from hardneck garlic, growing up from the stalk and twirling up to a point.  If let grown, the scapes will produce a flower and seeds. Since garlic is grown from planting cloves, not …

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Planting garlic with kids

Planting Garlic with Kids: what can grow from soil & cloves

The clouds parted sometime in the night, and we woke yesterday morning to sun.  In the midst of fall rains, the morning reprieve invited us outside for the perfect fall day, and we accepted, garlic seed in hand.   I set to making furrows through composted beds while Waylon played on straw bales.  When the …

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