I love Garlic. I mean, really love it. I cook with it all the time and if a recipe calls for a clove, I add 2-3 cloves, not just one. I go through a lot of cloves so I buy a big bag of garlic heads from Costco. This week when I went to grab some garlic, I noticed a few heads have started to sprouting so I figured I’d try planting these in starter cups. My hope is that when the ground thaws and I can start working my garden soil, I can replant these outside to let them flourish.
I headed off to my local garden center at Lowes and picked up some planting soil and peat containers – oh and some of those little plastic cups to put the containers on so it doesn’t leak water onto my window sill. I had enough supplies to plant 12 cloves.
Start off by breaking apart your heads of garlic making sure not to damage any cloves. You’ll want to keep the paper skin on the cloves. The bigger, outer cloves work best for this but I did plant all of them, even the inner cloves.
Put some soil into the container and make a small hole to fit the clove. Plant them with the sprouts upwards about 1″ below the top of the soil.
Place them in a sunny spot (at least 6 hours of sun). If you’re planning on keeping them in the container and not replanting them outside, like I plan to, then you’ll want to use a bigger container to give them room to grow into big heads of garlic.
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This spring my family is taking a cruise to the Bahamas and Caribbean. In anticipation of it, my husband and I have lost weight. I’ve lost 39 pounds so far and I can’t wait to go shopping for new clothes. On April 10th, Kohls is unveiling their Peter Som collection, which was inspired by St. Barth, an island in the Caribbean. Guess where I’ll be shopping for new my clothes? My favorite item from their collection is below:
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