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Top Ten Resources for Garlic Cultivation in WNC

A list of resources for those interested in cultivating garlic in Western North Carolina

Garlic Production | North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Garlic (Allium sativum)
Jeanine M. Davis
Extension Horticulture Specialist
Updated 2014

Garlic is a popular pungent herb which has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes for over 5,000 years. It is a close relative to the onion and belongs in the Amaryllidaceae family. Although it is a perennial, it is usually grown as a winter annual in the ...

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, Saving the Past for the Future

Good source for garlic and other seeds suited for the southeastern U.S.

Garlic and Perennial Growing Guide

This is a PDF with lots of info on how to grow all the alliums like garlic and onions. 

Garlic Planting Time in November

Early November means garlic planting time. Get your garlic seed stock together. Please resist the temptation to purchase your seed stock from the grocery store. Region-wide infections of serious pathogens have been the result of this worst practice! We recommend German White aka NY/ German...

Living Web Farms

This is a great website for all organic gardening topics. This is a non-profit organization based in Mills River, that provides all of its workshop videos online for free. It also hosts several inperson workshops every month. Please do check this out!

How to Grow Garlic in Containers

To grow garlic in pots is a bit of a challenge, because it has a very long growing season and needs regular watering. That said, it is well worth the work.

Useful Plants Nursery

Located in Black Mountain, great for native plants. OK, not a source of garlic but I want you to know about this place!




Medicinal Uses of Garlic

Organic Gardeners School

a non-profit local organization dedicated to organic growing

Our Tiny Farm in Western North Carolina

Jeanine Davis, well-known mountain horticulturist