Growing Garlic

Story Title: Growing Garlic
Episode: Five
TX Date: 23rd April 2011
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Trevor features hands on tips to growing gourmet garlic this season.

Tips and Facts

  • One raw garlic clove, finely minced or pressed releases more flavor than a dozen cooked whole cloves.
  • When cooking, the smaller you cut garlic the stronger in flavour.
  • Garlic is full of vitamin A, B, C and calcium and zinc.
  • Garlic is an invaluable medicine for asthma, hoarseness, coughs, difficulty of breathing, and most other disorders of the lungs.
  • There are over 300 varieties of garlic grown world-wide, the most common variety is American garlic with white papery skin and strong flavour.

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