For good growth of garlic needed a Sunny location and soil with lots of sand and humus. It is best to grow garlic from cloves. Planted garlic is usually not a hill, because of possible water stagnation is detrimental to him. Land excavated to a depth of 5-8 cm, not more than: the soil below needs to be solid, it is on this ground and will fall a segment.
Fertilizing the soil, it should be remembered that the garlic does not tolerate high concentrations of salts, so the solutions are ready mineral fertilizers better diluted. Also, the fertilizer must contain nitrogen. To fertilize the soil in advance is necessary, not just before landing, that the land had to be enriched with trace elements.
Cloves planted in the fall, early enough that the garlic has time to take root before the frost. The recommended period is the second half of September. Approximately a month can seem like the shoots of garlic that will testify of his establishment. Rooted the garlic ready for the winter and for spring growth. Garlic for the winter sheltering layer of hay or fallen leaves, but not a continuous layer, and "stripes" to leave access to light and air. Garlic is a fairly hardy so that it does not require excessive sheltering.
Spring heater can not be removed, as the garlic will sprout through it, and additional weight will serve as fertilizer.
Appeared in the spring blossoms of garlic, you can break it, and you can collapse the ring to get "bullock", of which later it is possible to grow garlic. Young garlic can be eaten by the end of June. The willingness of garlic is determined by the condition of the stem at the root collar if the stem is hard, so it is still active nutrients, that is, the growth of the garlic continues. When it becomes soft, then the garlic, you can dig up.
During the cleaning makes sense to defer the largest bulbs, then to take slices of them for divorce. The selected slices should be dry to avoid sprouting, and to postpone until September.
Advice 2 : If planting garlic seeds
- - seeds of garlic;
- - fertilizer.