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    The Garlic Growers Calendar

September

Prepare soil for planting:
Softneck: Early Purple Wight
Hardneck: Elephant Garlic

October & November

Autumn variety planting begins.
Softneck: Tuscany, Iberian, Picardy, Provence, Solent, Carcassonne, Avignon & Albigensian Wights.
Hardneck: Spanish Rocambole, Lautrec, Chesnok, Bella Italiano Wights & Eschalote Grise.

December

LAST CHANCE to plant Autumn planting types.
Lautrec Wight is ready to be planted now.

January

Spring planting:
Solent Wight, Tuscany Wight, Picardy Wight & Lautrec Wight

February

Spring planting continues:

Apply Sulphate of Potash

March

Spring planting continues:

Fertilise crop and weed 

April

VERY LAST CHANCE
FOR PLANTING!

Water crop & apply rust preventative - Dithane

May

Weeding & Watering
Continue rust protection

HARVEST FIRST GREEN GARLIC: (Early Purple Wight)

June & July - Harvest Month

June: Harvest Rocamboles, Green Iberian Wight, Albigensian, Provence, Carcassone, Chesnok, Bella Italiano, Lautrec & Avignon Wights, Eschalote Grise, Elephant Garlic.
July: Tuscany, Picardy & Solent Wights.

August

GET PLAITING,
GRAPPING AND EATING!!

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