Image by Muffet In light of flu/cold season, garlic with all it’s wondrous antibacterial properties seemed like the perfect herb for kicking off the real, official start of A Year of Herbs! (Okay, I sort of started it already with Herbs for the New Mama...
Every year, the City of Gilroy has a Garlic Festival at which various garlic-infused foods, including the ever-popular garlic ice cream, are sold at booths, along with such garlic themed items as ...
There are countless garlic scape recipes, each trying to use up a huge surplus each year. We make garlic scape pickles, and a good bit of garlic scape pesto for the freezer each year. Still, using up a few hundred garlic scapes is near impossible....
In order to have a year-round supply of garlic you need to plant enough to grow your “eating garlic” and your “seed garlic.” Seed garlic is the garlic that you’ll set aside at harvest time to plant that fall to become next year’s harvest.
Garlic is easy to grow and can be grown year-round in mild climates. While sexual propagation of garlic is possible, nearly all of the garlic in cultivation is propagated asexually, by planting individual cloves in the ground. In colder climates, cloves...
How I discovered garlic benefits for immune system after one year of taking a garlic clove every day, on an empty stomach.
With just a little space in your garden, you can grow enough garlic to last most of the year. Here are 7 Helpful Tips for Growing Garlic. Garlic is one of the easiest crops to grow and takes up very little room in the garden. All you need is an area...
Garlic does have magical power. It prevents colds, urinary infections and offers many other benefits to our health. Garlic has many nutritional components. It is primarily a natural antibiotic without negative effects. It can be used fresh or cooked....
A close relative of the onion, garlic (Allium sativum) is an edible, bulbous plant that has been cultivated for several thousand years.It is more popular today than ever and, with over 600 sub-varieties available, there is ample room for gourmet garlic gro...
No significant changes were noted between groups for plasma lipids or lipoproteins.106 Administration of aged garlic extract (2,400 mg/day) for 1 year significantly reduced low-attenuation plaque (LAP) in the coronary arteries of adults with metabolic...
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Garlic
Garlic is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and Chinese onion. Garlic is native to Central Asia and northeastern Iran, and has long been a common seasoning worldwide, with a history of several thousand years of human consumption and use. It was known to ancient Egyptians, and has been used both as a food flavoring and as a traditional medicine. In Ancient Rome, it was "much used for food among the poor". China produces some 80% of the world's supply of garlic. India lies a distant second to China.... Read more
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