Lushingtons Garden, Gift & Café
5 Archibald St, Tinwald, Ashburton 7700
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Hours of Trade
8:30 to 5:30, 7 days a week
Café open 8:30am until 5pm
Location
5 Archibald St, Tinwald
Ashburton 7700



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Garlic

Varieties:

  • White – most common
  • Elephant – larger, mild flavour
  • Red – red skinned

Cultural Requirements:

  • Soil
    Well cultivated and well drained soil essential
    Add Organic Compost at time of preparation
  • Fertiliser
    General Garden Food – 200g/m² prior to planting
  • Planting
    May to June
    Harvest mid December when tops fall over
    Plant cloves 5-8 cm deep, 10cm apart

General:

  • Harvest in midsummer when tops fall over
  • Lift and dry thoroughly in a well ventilated sunny area for 1-2 weeks
  • Once dry, hang in bundles of 6-8 in a dark, ventilated place
  • Keeps up to 1 year



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