Garlic ‘seed’ saving


Possibly our only successful ‘seed’ saving this year, I’m spending tonight splitting some of our harvested garlic bulbs so that I can plant the cloves tomorrow for next year’s harvest. We had good intentions of saving other seeds, but limited time and prioritization means that it hasn’t happened yet. So many things to do! It’s a juggling and learning act, this whole ‘grow your own while working and socializing and accomplishing everything else you want to in life’. 

Despite not fulfilling most of our good seed saving intentions, it’s satisfying to look back at one of our earliest blog posts from last year, ‘Garlic! (and more fall planting)’ and know that exactly 13 months later, we’re planting garlic again – not from the nursery, but from our own harvest surplus. We’re getting a few things right :)

1 thought on “Garlic ‘seed’ saving

  1. tovahp

    Good for you! I had managed to bring in broccoli seeds, dried them to save and was so happy with our one successful seed save of a year when we too planned to save so many more. My husband cleaned the kitchen…and threw out the seeds! Well intentioned, bad husband :)

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