Growing easy Garlic

Usually I find garlic rolling around in the bottom of my refrigerator in the vegetable tray. I’ll pull off a clove and I swear it splits and hides right then and there.

It’s easy enough to grow your own. Plant it pointy side up in dirt. Keep it damp and watch it sprout. 5-6 leaves sprouting lets you know it’s done. It can be grown in the bottom of the vegetable tray but I really don’t recommend that!

Garlic helps keep you  healthy, assists in cholesterol processing and helps reduce the risk of heart disease. It’s packed with vitamins.

The leaves and flowers can be eaten, but I haven’t tried those yet.

Not to mention, it is an awesome flavor booster with meat. Beef being my favorite! And fried potatoes wouldn’t be the same without it!

Pinterest has lots of pictures and instructions! It’s easy enough to grow indoors without having to dig in the dirt, not to mention you can then grow it all year round.garlic

Here is a Pinterest link to check it out. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/198580664796288299/

Garlic, raw

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 623 kJ (149 kcal)
33.06 g
Sugars 1 g
Dietary fiber 2.1 g
0.5 g
6.36 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1)
(17%)

0.2 mg

Riboflavin (B2)
(9%)

0.11 mg

Niacin (B3)
(5%)

0.7 mg

Pantothenic acid (B5)
(12%)

0.596 mg

Vitamin B6
(95%)

1.235 mg

Folate (B9)
(1%)

3 μg

Vitamin C
(38%)

31.2 mg

Minerals
Calcium
(18%)

181 mg

Iron
(13%)

1.7 mg

Magnesium
(7%)

25 mg

Manganese
(80%)

1.672 mg

Phosphorus
(22%)

153 mg

Potassium
(9%)

401 mg

Sodium
(1%)

17 mg

Zinc
(12%)

1.16 mg

Other constituents
Selenium 14.2 μg
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