Journal Entries

Braiding Garlic

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HOW TO BRAID GARLIC Softneck Braids and Hardneck Arrangements Starting in late June, we sell garlic at the Lopez Island Farmer's Market. The garlic is cleaned with stalks still attached.  Perfect for braiding and arrangements!  Below are some basic steps on how to braid softneck garlic along with some ideas on how to arrange hardneck garlic since the stalk is too stiff to braid.   Softneck Garlic Step 1 Tie a string Trim the roots from the garlic. Take three pieces of soft-neck garlic and tie a string around them. Softneck Garlic Step 2 Add a piece of garlic Add...

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USDA Pomological Collection - Find Your State

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Between 1886 and 1942, growers from every state sent tens of thousands of fruit and nut samples to the United States Department of Agriculture. They were all indexed and many were painted.

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Propagating Pacific Northwest Native Plants from Cuttings

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A selection of Pacific Northwest Native Plants that can be propagated from hardwood cuttings.

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Propagating Trees and Shrubs from Hardwood Cuttings

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An introduction to plant propagation using dormant hardwood cuttings. Includes references and resources for propagating willows, dogwoods, figs, mulberries, currants, gooseberries, and spiraea.

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