Green Garlic · Vegetables

Green Garlic: Pulling out to find… garlic?

An update on green garlic is long overdue. They were planted in soil about a month ago on March 19th. Two of them were organic, while one was not. I was especially curious on how this might affect their growth rate, and if they will continue down the previous trend of organic outgrowing non-organic scraps. Regrowing food: Green… Continue reading Green Garlic: Pulling out to find… garlic?

Green Garlic · Vegetables

Green garlic update: regrowing from organic vs. non-organic scraps

The Green Garlic 蒜苗 ends are steadily growing, and now with a significant stalk(s) sprouting from the center, I think it's time to move them into soil. The whole process - from kitchen scrap to water to soil - has taken less than a week, a much shorter time compared to previous "regrowing food" projects… Continue reading Green garlic update: regrowing from organic vs. non-organic scraps

Green Garlic · Vegetables

Regrowing food: Green Garlic 蒜苗

Following down the path of my recent adventures on regrowing food - Mr. Popeye (Spinach), Taiwanese Basil, and the Accidental Celery, I'm taking on another experiment: regrowing green garlic 蒜苗. As a beginner farmer having lots of fun but hesitant in spending too much money on balcony farming, regrowing food seems to be the obvious go-to step.… Continue reading Regrowing food: Green Garlic 蒜苗