Saddle Mountain Organics

Committed to growing food naturally. 

Garlic in Early June

  • A year in the life of garlic farming

  • Prior to planting garlic a cover crop of buckwheat and peas is used as green manure.
  • A year in the life of garlic farming

  • The buckwheat cover crop is now knocked down and incorporated into the soil.
  • A year in the life of garlic farming

  • Early June and the garlic is off to a good start up over a foot out of the beds.
  • A year in the life of garlic farming

  • End of July garlic is being harvested, undercutter cuts garlic roots in the beds
  • A year in the life of garlic farming

  • Potato harvester lifts garlic from the beds
  • A year in the life of garlic farming

  • Garlic has been washed on racks and now ready for drying

A year in the life of garlic farming

Prior to planting garlic a cover crop of buckwheat and peas is used as green manure.

A year in the life of garlic farming

The buckwheat cover crop is now knocked down and incorporated into the soil.

A year in the life of garlic farming

Early June and the garlic is off to a good start up over a foot out of the beds.

A year in the life of garlic farming

End of July garlic is being harvested, undercutter cuts garlic roots in the beds

A year in the life of garlic farming

Potato harvester lifts garlic from the beds

A year in the life of garlic farming

Garlic has been washed on racks and now ready for drying