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Early to mid July and already the garlic has told us it is time to start harvesting… at least the early varieties.

Wednesday 2015 July 8th we harvested 5 types that were ready:
rodrigo
argentine4
chesnock red
shouldice
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Thursday 2015 July 9th we harvested 10 more types:
japanese sikura
phillipino
alberta hardy
us polish
persian star
us romanian
silver white
transylvanian
zemo
red rezan

The last of the garlic scapes came off last night as well.
A couple of the new varieties did not do so well, especially Persian Star
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They were rinsed off with water and hunk upside down to dry in our drying racks inside a leanto.
This year we are increasing the air circulation by leaving one of the doors open.