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Spooky State of the Garden Address
It's almost Halloween and that means garlic planting. If you are a garlic connoisseur, you can buy dozens of exotic varieties from seed companies. Or you can pick up some bulbs from your local organic grocer, which is what I did. Garlic falls into two main categories: hardneck and softneck. Hardneck garlic has a central woody stem from which a scape (edible flower) is produced in the spring, shortly before the bulb is ready to harvest. Softneck garlic does not produce scapes,