Planting Autumn garlic

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Penny Lane
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Planting Autumn garlic

Post: # 292027Post Penny Lane
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:59 pm

Hi folks :wave:
My old allotment plot was a very sunny site, whereas my new plot, or at least half of it is mostly shaded. The other half has plenty of sun during the summer but I've noticed it's in the shade for much of the day now.
Now then. I started digging a patch for my garlic then realised it won't get much sun until the days get longer next year... Should I start a new patch on the other end of the plot where it gets a bit more sun but there's a lot of digging to be done, or should I just plant them in the patch that I've already dug over :scratch:
Does that make any sense?!
Thanks :iconbiggrin:
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Re: Planting Autumn garlic

Post: # 292028Post Flo
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:19 pm

I suggest to go with where the digging is done and get it planted before the season is too far gone Penny. Think ahead next year and cross fingers that we get sunny days next year.

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Re: Planting Autumn garlic

Post: # 292030Post Penny Lane
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:38 pm

I was hoping to hear that! There is so much couch, it'd take a bit too long now!
Cheers Flo, next year will be a completely different story so anything is better than nothing right now :iconbiggrin:
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Re: Planting Autumn garlic

Post: # 292031Post Flo
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:39 pm

Yep there are years like that aren't there? When you are starting over it takes a year to learn.

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Re: Planting Autumn garlic

Post: # 292039Post Penny Lane
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:52 pm

I feel like I'm always saying "next year will be better"! I know it will be but it's going to be a hard slog getting there :thumbright:
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Going to work, to get money, to translate into things, which you use up, which means you go to work again, etc, etc.
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