I'm a bit late pulling my garlic this year.
A couple of years ago, Patrick at "Bifurcated Carrots" gave me an excellent selection of Garlic bulbs to plant. I grew them all very successfuly but due to a rather in ept error, I have lost strack of the variety I selected to grow on this past year. I know it was the strongest grower of the one's Patrick gave me and that it's a purple variety.... Sadly, I used a plastic label that completely disappeared whilst the stuff grew.
Anyway, all that aside, I have now harvested all the garlic I had growing and seem to have about 100 heads. A figure I'm truly happy with.
As many of you know, I'm not very knowledgeable on my gardening and am learning, very much, as I go. The garlic is no exception. Someone told me to let the leaves dry and then pull the plants out of the ground and store them by hanging in a dry place. I've done all this and am hoping it will turn out ok.
As you can see in the photo, though, I did leave them rather too long before pulling. Never mind. I'm looking forward to being able to use my own garlic for many months now.
So a big thank you to Patrick, for setting me on the road.