Garlic is not just what you find in the supermarket. And once you begin to realize the enormous variety available, you, too, will want to have that sensational patch in your back yard. This book is the "how to and what is" bible for garlic growers everywhere. Even we were able to grow good garlic thanks to all of the guidance from Filaree Farm. Get this book now. You have until fall 1999 to prepare your garden for growing garlic. And while you are doing all of the planning, be sure to place your order with Filaree for garlic "seed" they will be harvesting late this summer. Just remember, though---the lusty, mouthwatering descriptions prove to be irresistable. Just because Filaree offers more than 450 varieties does not mean that you have to plant all of them, even though you will want too. Be prudent! And, if you love garlic the way we love garlic, you will also want to order a dozen or so varieties just for eating! Start with Chesnok Red,a purple stripe hardneck garlic that is absolutely sensational when it is roasted. Linda & Fred Griffith, authors of "Garlic, Garlic, Garlic"
Ron's book very concisely, in lay terms, covers garlic in an entertaining, yet authoritative style. The book provides descriptions and illustrations of the varieties of garlic, then covers the art of planting, growing, harvesting, storing and marketing garlic. The book is appropriate for gardeners as well as small scale farmers. Ron has grown Okanogan County, WA gourmet garlic for 17 years. He approaches his craft with deliberate thoroughness to a degree found in few farmers who can also write well. Must reading for those who enjoy gardening and eating garlic. Hmmmm.
If you only own one book on growing garlic--this is the one. From the history and enzyme groups of garlic to "how to properly clean and store" it, ron covers it all. The Bibile for garlic growers. Get the suppliment from FillareeFarms.com to get the most up-to-date expert information on this wonderful fun food.