How to Plant Garlic Buy garlic at your local grocery store. Separate into separate cloves pick the biggest ones to plant. Plant the garlic “root” end down. Plant the cloves 4" apart the pointed tips are covered by 1-2" of dirt. Once the scapes form during the summer, pinch them off so the plant’s energy can go towards forming the bulb, not the scape flower. By August, the plant leaves will start to dry out turn brown. Once all the leaves stems are brown, they’re ready to harvest.
From the Gardening Cook-10 Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Garden -who knows baking soda is a great garden aid? Here are a few tips: *Use it as a natural fungicide *As garden grime buster *Use it for powdery mildew *Rejuvenate your rose bushes *Use it as weed killer/preventer *Kill cabbage worms *Sweeten your tomatoes *Kill crabgrass *Test your soil PH *Discourage pests in the garden