This winter we took a gamble and planted a lot of garlic (two and a half beds) in a polytunnel. That gamble has paid off, and on Saturday we harvested the best crop of garlic we've ever had, about 400 bulbs of good size. They are just finishing drying in the tunnel now, and will be in this week's not-for-profit veg boxes, as well as our farm shop (and will be used by two local restaurants too). We now know how to grow garlic! And what a wonderful crop to have during the annual hungry gap...
Garlic ready for harvest.
Lotte, Pauline, and Jono harvesting the garlic.
About 400 bulbs of garlic laid to dry in the tunnel.