There’s no need to wash garlic – after all, the point is to dry them out; however, they can be cleaned and trimmed. Well-cured, well-wrapped garlic bulbs will keep six to eight months or longer.
For the curing process, the garlic was placed in my carriage house in trays where it’s dry, dark and airy. The best storage temperature for garlic is between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit, with low humidity at about 60-percent – and never store in the refrigerator. My 90th book, “Martha’s Flowers: A Practical Guide to Growing, Gathering, and Enjoying” is the perfect source for learning how to make the most of all the gorgeous, colorful summer flowers that are blooming right now in gardens across the country.
Yesterday, my head gardener, Ryan Mc Callister, harvested our entire crop of garlic ahead of the heavy rains that were expected in the afternoon.
All our varieties came from Keene Garlic, a family owned farm in Wisconsin.
Determining when garlic is ready to harvest can be tricky.
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