There are so many ideal places in the U.S to cultivate garlic and one of them is Wisconsin. Even though this is an area with colder climate, some varieties of garlic can grow well such as Polish White or Inchelium Red. A hardneck such as Chesnok Red or Siberian also can thrive well.
Do you want for growing garlic in Wisconsin? Follow all steps below!
1. Before planting, you have to prepare everything and one of the most important elements is the soil. Check up the soil condition with a soil pH test kit, the soil must have pH ranging between 6.0 and 7.0. If the pH is low, you have to increase it. Add lime and compost on the area.
2. Now, it’s time to plant the seeds. Prepare garlic cloves and dig some holes. Make sure the holes six inches apart, the hole’s depth between two – three inches and at least 18 inches apart for space rows.
3. Before you plant the seeds/garlic bulb, you have to break it into some cloves. Put one clove into one hole! Remember one clove for one hole and put it pointed side up. Fill up the hole with soil.
4. After that, you can watering the seeds and make the soil moist. Give water regularly, but avoid oversaturate the soil.
Those are useful steps for growing garlic in Wisconsin. If you live in another place like Louisiana, you can follow all steps for growing garlic in Louisiana.