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LESS IS MORE: Home-grown garlic

AGIA Board Member and Secretary Elizabeth Durbin of  Pokolbin Purple garlicis featured in an article by Tricia Hogbin Click Here

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http://www.theherald.com.au/story/2747482/home-grown-garlic/?cs=2373

Aged Garlic Extract

A new Australian study has found that Aged Garlic Extract significantly reduces blood pressure in Australian adults with hypertension, offering hope to those who don’t respond well to prescription medications or would prefer a natural therapy.

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Harvesting and Storing Garlic for home gardeners

Garlic bulbs are ready to harvest in late spring or summer, from seven to eight months after they are planted. The outward signs are the green leaves, which will begin to turn brown, and the flower stems – if present – which will begin to soften, although staying green. If you are not sure, just pull back the soil around one of your bulbs, if the clove ridges are clearly defined and the bulbs are a decent size, and some of the leaves have died back, then harvest them.

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