Growing Garlic, Garlic Benefits & How to Store Garlic
|Garlic from the Garden|
We already know that garlic packs a bucketful of health benefits from its phytochemical content which helps in lowering cholesterol, fighting cancer, and promotes a healthy heart. To learn more about the benefits of garlic, click the following link. https://www.nm.org/healthbeat/healthy-tips/nutrition/health-benefits-of-garlic
The good news is that you can easily grow garlic from a bulb you buy from the grocery store or seed store. You simply break off the individual cloves of the garlic bulb and plant in the ground.
|Store Garlic in a Basket with Good Air Circulation at Room Temperature|
Here is a quick video to help you learn more information about planting garlic at home.
After harvesting our garlic this season, we stored it in our pantry at room temperature in a hanging basket. Make sure the basket has enough holes in it on the bottom to encourage air circulation. Garlic needs air circulation to avoid mold growth.
|The Garlic Basket Stored in Our Pantry|
Now we have this season's garlic ready and within easy reach to add to our cooking. We will be saving a few bulbs to plant again next season in the garden.
Have a great garlic growing season and happy homesteading!