Storing your garlic properly is important to maximize the shelf life of the garlic. Remove the majority of the soil and tie the stems together in clumps of about Be sure to keep the different varieties identified and marked. Hang the bulbs out of the direct sunlight in a barn or shed and allow them the dry for 2-3 months. After they’ve dried, you can cut off the stem - about one inch above the bulb. Put your dried garlic in paper bags. Store in a cool, dry, dark area.
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