September garlic hint

September garlic hint

September garlic hint In September, garlic bulbs will be swelling. This is the time to make sure they are watered deeply twice a week, well mulched and weed free. Spray with a seaweed solution (not a nitrogen based fertiliser) such as Seasol about every 3 weeks....
August garlic hint

August garlic hint

August Garlic TipAug 15, 2021 | Gardening tips, Garlic This hint covers the end of winter and the beginning of spring which have slightly different requirements. The first thing to do is observe your garlic plants and note whether there is any yellowing on the tips or...
July garlic hint

July garlic hint

July garlic hint July is an easy month! All you need to do is keep your garlic weed free, netted to prevent cockatoo strike and watered if there is insufficient rain. If you did not enrich your soil prior to planting, give each row a side dressing of blood and bone...
June garlic hint

June garlic hint

June garlic hint There is not much to do for garlic in June – it is now too late to plant it.  Presuming you have weeded, mulched and watered your patch, you have done all you need to.  Now it is time to wait until the shortest day after which garlic heads will...
May Garlic Hint

May Garlic Hint

May Garlic Hint If you haven’t already planted your garlic, do so immediately. You will only get small bulbs, if you plant later. Garlic must have time to develop roots and shoots before the shortest day of the year on 21 June. This is a 4 -6 week process. After...
Plant garlic in April in Melbourne

Plant garlic in April in Melbourne

Plant garlic in April in Melbourne April and May are the months to plant garlic in Melbourne; the weather is cooling, there’s rain and our beds are prepared. See March hint for bed preparation . If you have saved or bought Australian garlic that is rust free,...