(Allium sativum (Australian Grown))
An easily grown bulb with a strong flavour that is an essential herb for any kitchen. These plants are started from Australian grown bulbs.
Chives, basil, oregano, ginger, coriander, chilli and rosemary. Enhances almost all food types. Especially good for prawns, pasta, lamb and chicken. Used in curries, stir-fries and most Asian dishes. Also useful for salad dressings, sauces and marinades.
A versatile herb that enhances other herbs and is an essential part of many different cuisines. Freshly harvested garlic is a much milder flavour than the store-bought product. It can be added at any stage of cooking being very good for your health, with modern research showing a regular intake of garlic will reduce risk of cancer and heart disease. Also good for building resistance to colds and flu. Plaited strands of garlic knobs will repel vampires.
Garlic will grow in most good soils but needs regular moisture and part to full sun.
Harvest about 6 months after planting when the leaves start to turn brown. It needs regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed in spring and autumn to keep the plant healthy and growing well.
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