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The Great Garlic Seed Excursion… How to do it Right!

Garlic is a unique plant because it can reproduce in three different ways, from seeds through sexual production, from bulb division and from the top sets which are both asexual methods. Planting “garlic seed” is the most difficult approach to  growing garlic, but it has its advantages. Primarily it increases diversity in the plants and can improve adaptation. Starting with seeds [...]

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​Don’t get sick: protect with garlic-infused olive oil!

Garlic infused olive oil can be a great thing! By now you've read about the numerous benefits of garlic as a health-supporting food. Historically, the antibacterial and antiviral properties of  delicious peeled garlic are perhaps its most legendary feature. This amazing bulb has been revered for its ability to ward off infection and fight bacteria and viruses. A recent study has shown [...]

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Is Garlic Harmful To Dogs?

A quick search for “dogs and garlic” reveals quite a bit of controversy on the subject. Some proclaim that garlic should be added to the black list, and that ingestion of the plant will put Fido at risk– or can result in death. Others dismiss these claims, insisting that garlic is harmless (or even healthy!) when given in the right [...]

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Get Ready to Party: Five Garlic Festivals to Visit this Year

One of the best – and most fun – ways to celebrate your love of  fresh peeled garlic cloves is to attend a garlic festival. Festivals allow you to immerse yourself in the complete garlic experience – the foods, flavors, growers, and products. Imagine a space where you can sample garlic ice cream, don a garlic hat, observe garlic demonstrations, and [...]

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12 Things You Must Not Do with Garlic!

1.Don’t give it to dogs Garlic contains compounds that are dangerous to dogs in large quantities. We love our dogs and we love peeled garlic cloves, just not together unless on hot dogs. Yum! 2.Don’t eat it We are kidding of course! When garlic is chopped or crushed, garlic converts its enzyme Allinase into Allicin. These ingredients are super good for you. Eat lots [...]

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Wild Garlic… Hunting for the Goodies!

Wild garlic an change your life! No we aren't kidding. Who doesn't love the big and juicy garlic found in supermarkets? It’s a great ingredient popular in many dishes and one that has great health benefits. However, if you are looking for something a little more quirky or something just a little more earthy, wild garlic might be your next new obsession. Wild garlic, [...]

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​How Do You Roast Garlic? 4 Easy Steps!

How do you roast garlic! Why even do it! Because garlic is one of the best things the human race has ever discovered. It goes well with a variety of meals, and even adds a healthy super boost whether eaten raw or cooked. While you can simply mince it and mix it with onions, or put a dash [...]

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​Garlic and Chives… What could be Easier?

Garlic and chives is a big hit around here, and for good reason. We’ve told you about the numerous health benefits like antifungal properties, cardiovascular health benefits, cancer-preventive properties of garlic, and more. It’s also so versatile that you can put it in nearly every meal, from potatoes, to spice up meat, in a soup, in Mexican rice, and [...]

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​Garlic Fried Rice… Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Garlic fried rice is a simple dish that is versatile, tasty, and healthy. It’s a dish that doesn’t add too much flair to a meal, but instead it relies on its key ingredients to provide a subtle hint of flavor. Not many people can say no to garlic fried rice, because it is a gentle and learned creature that [...]

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Top 20 Uses for Garlic (some of these might surprise you!)

Top 20 Uses for Garlic: 1. Maintain good health - This is a benefit most are well aware of. With properties that are thought to help your heart and liver, boost your metabolism of iron, prevent cancer, and fight against bacteria and viruses, garlic is a vital component of a healthy diet. We recommend eating one or two cloves every day. 2. Ward [...]

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