Wednesday, April 24, 2013

A long time ago Kathy Nelson at Florida Gardening Magazine let me know that elephant garlic is actually a $4 a bulb I've always been too cheap to buy one. This winter I finally caved and bought and planted one but it did not sprout. I recently caved again and planted this one in one of the new west beds and it emerged quickly and robustly. Yesterday I nibbled a leaf....nice potent leeks flavor vs. garlic. Since my alliums obsession continues I'll be curious what it does in the summer heat and humidity.

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