The world's most desired bulb

Randall P. Linke
Tue, 14 Apr 2020 17:22:15 PDT
Sadly very little garlic is actually still grown in and around Gilroy.  The
intensive cultivation invited the infection by, I believe a soil fungus
which put an end to most cultivation in the area..  Most of the garlic
processed in Gilroy now is trucked in from other places.

On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 5:16 PM Jane McGary <>

> Very many varieties of garlic are available as seed or offsets from
> . I haven't grown it because I'd rather buy garlic
> grown in California, where it is well suited (see Gilroy Garlic
> Festival, held in a town where you can smell the garlic processing as
> you drive by on the freeway), rather than here in soggy Oregon.
> Jane McGary, Portland, Oregon
> On 4/14/2020 4:17 PM, Paul Machado wrote:
> > Hi Elaine,
> > I just grow mine in my local soil that is sandy loam.
> > I plant mine in the fall here, also zone 9, 95374
> > Atwater, I would believe has about the same types of soils as mine.
> > Email me at if you need additional info.
> > All the best,
> > Paul
> >
> >…
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