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This Spring has seen an infestation of chickweed, which was choking out our tender garlic shoots (planted last October). Our garlic crop — 2,500 heads — look much better with the weeds removed. If all goes well, the the fresh garlic will be harvested between June 15-30 and available at Kitchen Conservatory. Mark your calendar so you don’t miss out on the wonderful taste of fresh, homegrown, hardneck garlic.

Here are our cleaned beds:

 

 

 

 

And here is the huge pile of weeds we pulled out (note the chicken in the coop looking at the pile):