How to regrow garlic from scraps

How to regrow garlic from scraps

Starting your home garden
Surprisingly easy to grow, garlic is an indispensable cooking ingredient. It has been used throughout recorded history for medicinal purposes as well as in cooking and is reported to be a powerful natural antibiotic and antioxidant. Garlic comes in a diverse range of flavours, from hot and almost peppery to spicy and pungent, sweet and nutty, mild and aromatic, and combinations of all of these. Colours also vary from white, cream and pink to red and purple. The pungent flavour of garlic comes from a chemical reaction that occurs when the plant cells rupture. That is why whole garlic is not smelly, but minced garlic can make your eyes water. Garlic flowers, called garlic scapes, are edible. They usually appear in springtime as curled-up stems with a swollen end (that…
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