Growing Garlic in Minnesota

| 9/8/2009 11:04:59 AM


Q: What is the best way to grow and dry garlic? I live in Minnesota, is there a list of herbs that I can grow, harvest and dry for my personal use?
—Sent via e-mail from J. Werlinger

A: Growing garlic is fairly easy. However, harsh Minnesota weather isn’t exactly the ideal growing climate for garlic.

Garlic-Italian Red
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Growing Garlic

Latin name: Allium sativum L.