Frequently Asked Questions

Here at Keene Garlic, we take pride in ensuring that all of our customers grow a successful garlic crop. If you’re new to growing garlic, it’s normal to have a lot of questions regarding garlic care. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that we’ve gotten from our customers over the years. If…

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Green Garlic Pesto Recipe

Green Garlic Pesto

With its fresh, mellow flavor, green garlic (also known as young garlic) is a much-anticipated sign of spring. This rare gourmet treat has a green onion texture with a mild garlic flavor. Green garlic is easy to turn into a flavorful spring pesto in which the green garlic takes the place of the basil found…

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Featured Garlic Varieties

We have many garlic varieties available for fall shipping. Each variety has distinct features, including its appearance, flavor, storage, and origin. Read more to learn about some of our favorite garlic varieties, as well as discover the best fits for your fall garden. We are now taking pre-orders for fall shipping, so reserve your garlic…

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Green Spring Garlic

Green spring garlic may look like green onions, but it’s actually immature garlic plants that haven’t formed into bulbs yet! These plants are usually in this form in early spring beginning in May and lasting until the garlic starts to bulb in June or July for most of the United States. You will find green…

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Spring Garlic Fertilizing

Organic Garlic Fertilizer

Garlic is a heavy feeder and with it being a long season crop, you will want to make sure it has plenty of nutrients to draw from.  A good fertilization in the fall goes a long way to get your garlic some food during the winter.  Once spring comes, you will want to continue to…

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Garlic Bulb Sizes

Keene Garlic Bulb Sizes

Not Sure what size to choose? Jumbo Size – Jumbo planting size 2.25″+, but most fall right around 2.25″ and can get to 2.75+” but the super jumbo are rare. Although we grow quite a bit of super jumbo sizes, we do save those to replant ourselves. If you want the largest bulbs, order JUMBO size.…

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Keene Garlic Featured in Martha Stewart Living Magazine!

Martha Stewart Magazine on Growing Keene Garlic

Martha Stewart Living magazine has a great article mentioning our great garlic seed stock that she plants annually and provides some delicious garlic recipes from the garlic she has grown. The purple garlic in our picture, Purple Glazier, is one of the garlic’s she especially likes. We tried the garlic confit recipe last night and…

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