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70 Different Kinds of Gourmet Garlic
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Welcome to our online farmers market catalog.
Five ways to buy from the growers in our Farmers Market:

1. - If you know the name of the garlic you want to buy,
click here to look it up in an alphabetical listing and click on the name of the one you want.
or
2. - If you don't know the name of the garlic you want to buy,
click here to look it up in a list sorted by mild, medium and hot/strong
and click on the name of one that sounds good to you.
or
3. - If you want a sampler assortment
click here to buy a sampler assortment of several varieties.
and click on the name of a sampler that sounds good to you.
or
4. - Click here to go to our farmers market and click on the picture
of a grower you feel good about and buy from them.
or
5.- Call Bob at (325) 348-3049

Order now for fall shipment.


Click here to buy gourmet garlic scapes for immediate shipment
Picture of Todd and Carol Abbott

Gourmet Garlic Varieties Table of Contents

[ Click these links to go to items on this page. ]


[ Artichokes ] [ Asiatics ] [ Creoles ] [ Porcelains ] [ Purple Stripes ] [ Rocamboles ] [ Silverskins ] [ Turbans ]

[ Garlic Braids ] [ Garlic scapes ] [ Shallots ] [ Elephant Garlic ]

[ Alphabetical listing of gourmet garlics ]
[ Garlics listed by mild, medium and hot/strong ]




- Scroll down for a listing of garlics by varietal type. -

We now include an online garlic farmers market where you buy direct
from each farmer - just like at your local farmers market.

Click Here to visit these growers and buy garlics and sampler assortments direct from the growers -


If You are Looking For a Particular Cultivar, We May Have Varieties Available that are not Listed Here. E-Mail bob@web-access.net




This year, 2013, orders for all garlic (including any sampler assortments) must be placed direct with individual growers in our online farmers market.


Available Garlics Listed by Alphabetical order

Alphabetic listing of Gourmet Garlics - For Mild, Medium and Strong listings, scroll down.

Ajo Rojo (Creole)
Amish Rocambole (Rocambole)
Applegate (Artichoke)
Asian Tempest (Asiatic)
Bavarian (Rocambole)
Belarus (Purple Stripe)
Bogatyr (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Brown Tempest (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Burgundy (Creole)
California Early (Artichoke)
California Late (Artichoke)
Caretaker (Rocambole)
Carpathian (Rocambole)
Celeste (Rocambole)
Chesnok Red (Purple Stripe)

China Dawn (Turban)
Chinese Purple (Turban)
Creole Red (Creole)
Cuban Purple (Creole)
Early Red Italian (Moderate Artichoke)
Georgian Crystal (Porcelain)
Georgian Fire (Porcelain)
German Extra Hardy (Porcelain)
German Giant (Rocambole)
German Red (Rocambole)
German White (Porcelain)

Germinador (Creole)
Gourmet Red (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Idaho Silver (Silverskin)
Inchelium Red (Artichoke)
Italian Easy Peel (Rocambole)
Italian Late (Artichoke)
Italian Purple (Artichoke)
Japanese (Asiatic)
Killarney Red(Rocambole)
Korean Red (Asiatic)
Korean Red Hot (AKA Korean Red Rocambole) (Rocambole)
Leah 99 (Porcelaiin)
Leningrad (Porcelain)
Lorz Italian (Artichoke)
Maiskij (Turban)
Metechi (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Mild French (Silverskin)
Music (Porcelain)

Nootka Rose (Silverskin)
Northern White (Porcelain)
Paw Paw (Rocambole)
Persian Star (Purple Stripe)
Polish Jenn (Porcelain)
Polish Hardneck (Porcelain)
Polish Softneck (Artichoke)
Polish White (Artichoke)
Pskem (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Purple Glazer (Glazed Purple Stripe)
Purple Italian (Rocambole)
Red Janice (Turban)
Red Toch (Artichoke)

Rogue River Red (Artichoke)
Romanian Red (Porcelain)
Rose de Lautrec (Rich French Creole)
Rosewood (Porcelain)
Russian Red (Rocambole)
S & H Silverskin (Silverskin)
Shandong (Turban)
Shilla (Turban)
Siberian (Marbled Purple Stripe)

Siciliano (Artichoke from Sicily)
Silver Rose (Silverskin)
Silverwhite (Silverskin)
Simoneti (Artichoke)
Slovenian (Rocambole)
Sonoran (Asiatic)
Spanish Roja (Rocambole)
Stull (Porcelain)
Susanville (Artichoke)
Thermadrone (Asiatic)
Transylvanian (Artichoke)
Tzan (Turban)
Ukraine (Rocambole)
Xian (Turban)
Zemo (Porcelain)

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We now include an online garlic farmers market where you buy direct
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If you don't see what you want, E-Mail bob@web-access.net





Gourmet Garlic Varieties for Sale

As mentioned above, we are now operating as a garlic gardeners market for garlic gardeners across the country. Each grower is responsible for their own produce and their own prices and their own customer relations. Gourmetgarlicgardens.com serves only as a popular meeting place where grower and buyer can find each other and a cashier of convenience to both buyer and seller.

The gourmet garlic cultivars listed above appear likely be available from our growers this year based on current crop outlooks. You might want to try several different kinds from several different growers. Go ahead and experiment.

If you would like a picture and/or detailed description of any of these garlics, just click on the name of the variety.

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Pricing - Prices subject to change without notice.

All growers determine their own prices, we don't tell anyone what to charge for their own produce. Like all growers everywhere, they are free to change their prices as they see fit.
If you want don't see what you want, E-Mail bob@web-access.net and ask us - you might be surprised at what we can get, grow or find.



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Available Garlics Listed by Taste/Flavor

Clicking on a garlic name will give you a color picture and/or complete description of that specific garlic and growers to buy it from.
Use your back arrow key to return to this point.

Milder Flavored Gourmet Garlics -
- Scroll down for medium and hot/strong tasting garlics. -


Growers come and go and availability of garlic cultivars changes often so check back frequently.

Garlics are listed in alphabetical order, not in order of pungency

Applegate (Artichoke)
Bavarian (Rocambole)
Belarus (Purple Stripe)
Burgundy (Creole)
China Dawn (Turban)
Creole Red (Creole)
Cuban Purple (Creole)
Germinador (Creole)
Italian Purple (Artichoke)
Korean Red (Asiatic)
Paw Paw (Rocambole)
Polish Softneck (Artichoke)
Polish White (Artichoke)
Purple Italian (Rocambole)
Red Toch (Artichoke)
Rogue River Red (Artichoke)
S & H Silverskin (Silverskin)
Siberian (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Simoneti (Artichoke)
Slovenian (Rocambole)


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Medium Flavored Gourmet Garlics

Garlics are listed in alphabetical order, not in order of pungency.

California Early (Artichoke)
Chesnok Red (Purple Stripe)
Early Red Italian (Moderate Artichoke)

Georgian Crystal (Porcelain)
Gourmet Red (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Idaho Silver (Silverskin)
Inchelium Red (Artichoke)
Italian Easy Peel (Rocambole)
Japanese (Asiatic)
Leah 99 (Porcelaiin)
Mild French (Silverskin)
Nootka Rose (Silverskin)
Persian Star (Purple Stripe)
Polish Jenn (Porcelain)
Polish Softneck (Artichoke)
Purple Glazer (Glazed Purple Stripe)
Rose de Lautrec (Rich French Creole)
Shilla (Turban)
Siciliano (Artichoke from Sicily)
Silver Rose (Silverskin)
Silverwhite (Silverskin)
Sonoran (Asiatic)
Susanville (Artichoke)
Thermadrone (Artichokes)
Ukraine (Rocambole)
Xian (Turban)


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Hotter, Stronger Flavored Gourmet Garlics

Garlics are listed in alphabetical order, not in order of pungency.


Ajo Rojo (Creole)
Amish Rocambole (Rocambole)
Asian Tempest (Asiatic)
Bogatyr (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Brown Tempest (Marbled Purple Stripe)
California Late (Artichoke)
Caretaker (Rocambole)
Carpathian (Rocambole)
Celeste (Rocambole)
Chinese Purple (Turban)
Georgian Fire (Porcelain)
German Extra Hardy (Porcelain)
German Red (Rocambole)
German White (Porcelain)
Italian Late (Artichoke)
Killarney Red(Rocambole)
Korean Red Hot (AKA Korean Red Rocambole) (Rocambole)
Leningrad (Porcelain)
Lorz Italian (Artichoke)
Maiskij (Turban)
Metechi (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Music (Porcelain)
Northern White (Porcelain)
Polish Hardneck (Porcelain)
Pskem (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Red Janice (Turban)
Rosewood (Porcelain)
Romanian Red (Porcelain) (Marbled Purple Stripe)
Russian Red (Rocambole)
Shandong (Turban)
Stull (Porcelain)
Spanish Roja (Rocambole)
Transylvanian (Artichoke)
Tzan (Turban)
Zemo (Porcelain)

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We and our growers sell only superior garlic and will not knowingly sell garlic that does not meet our high standards of quality. If I would not want to buy it for my own seed stock, I will not sell it to others. We wish to carry on our reputation for quality, not quantity.

The varieties listed below are representative of what we usually have available during the season. Actually, we will probably have a lot more than these varieties. Please check below to see what is available at any given time. Availability of anything on this page is subject to change without notice, owing to the uncertainties of growing anything.

Click on the name of any garlic below and get a more complete description of it.

Black means we have the garlic in stock,
Blue means we are sold out of this cultivar.



Artichoke Garlics (Softneck)

Applegate - A mild and mellow Artichoke garlic. - Order now for fall shipment. -
California Early - The milder of the two garlics developed at Gilroy, CA - very flavorful, excellent raw garlic. - May be available this year. -
Chet's Italian Red - Will Not be Available this year. -
Early Red Italian - Order now for fall shipment. -
Inchelium Red - Winner of 1989 Organic Gardening taste contest - Order now for fall shipment. -

Italian Purple -A Strong, Good-Storing Artichoke (An Heirloom).-- - Order now for fall shipment. -
Lorz Italian -A Strong, Good-Storing Artichoke (An Heirloom).-- - Order now for fall shipment. -
Polish Softneck - Order now for fall shipment. -
Polish White - Order now for fall shipment. -
Red Toch- Early Harvester with Excellent flavor - Everybody wants Red Toch - very popular lately! - Order now for fall shipment. -
Siciliano - A richly flavored and warm garlic with a smooth taste from Sicily. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Simoneti - Large and Mild - Order now for fall shipment. -

Susanville - Large and Mild - Order now for fall shipment. -
Thermadrone - Large Medium flavored - Order now for fall shipment. -
Transylvanian - Hot, strong and vampire resistant - Order now for fall shipment. -
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Asiatic Garlics (Soft/Hardneck)

> Asian Tempest (Asiatic) - an early harvesting, very strong Asiatic of the Turban group- May Not be available this year. -
Korean Red (Asiatic) - An Early Harvesting, Very Rich, yet mellow Asiatic hardneck. - May Not be available this year. -
Sonoran (Asiatic) , An Artichoke-like very early harvesting Asiatic garlic. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Japanese (Asiatic) - Order now for fall shipment. -
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Creole Garlics (Hardneck)

Ajo Rojo - Hotter than your average Creole and tastes as good as it looks. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Burgundy - A Beautiful mild and mellow Creole garlic. - May or may not be available this year. -
Creole Red - A full flavored Creole garlic that is mellow but with a little zing. - May or may not be available this year. -
Cuban Purple - A very richly flavored yet very mild Creole garlic - long storing and excellent for raw eating. - May or may not be available this year. -
Labera Purple - another Creole that tastes as good as it looks. - May or may not be available this year. -
Native Creole - another Creole that tastes as good as it looks. - May or may not be available this year. -
Pescadero Red - A great tasting hardy Spanish fisherman's Creole garlic that grows well in warm winter areas. - May or may not be available this year. -
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Porcelain Garlics (Hardneck)


Georgian Crystal - Georgian Fire's Mild-Mannered Twin.
Georgian Fire - Hot, Strong Porcelain that stores well.
German Extra Hardy - Hot, Strong Porcelain that stores well.
German White AKA German Extra Hardy - Rich, Strong Porcelain. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Leah 99 - Rich flavor with medium pungency - similar to Music.
Leningrad - Earthy Flavor starts off mild and becomes very hot in 30 seconds. -
Music - Rich, Fairly Strong Porcelain that stores well. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Polish Hardneck - Hot, Strong Porcelain that stores well.
Polish Jenn - Hot, Strong Porcelain that stores well.
Romanian Red - Hot, Strong Porcelain that stores well. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Rosewood - An unusual garlic that actually flowers (it's hot and strong). - Not presently available. -
Stull - The great mild Porcelain some people are seeking.
Wild Buff - Another flowering garlic with an attitude - tough and hardy. - Not Presently Available -
Zemo - Hot, Strong Porcelain that stores well. - May or may not be available this year. -
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Purple Stripe Garlics (Hardneck)

Belarus
Chesnok Red - Order now for fall shipment. -
Persian Star - Order now for fall shipment. -

The Glazed Group of Purple Stripes (Hardneck)

Purple Glazer- Great warm, flavorful, very purple hardneck - Order now for fall shipment. -

The Marbled Group of Purple Stripes (Hardneck)

Bogatyr- Great Bulbs of Fire!
Gourmet Red- Metechi's sassy Twin.
Metechi- Great Bulbs of Fire!
Siberian- Metechi's Mild-Mannered Twin.

We have no other Marbled Purple Stripe garlics for sale this year but hope to have some more cultivars next year.

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Rocambole Garlics (Hardneck)

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Amish Rocambole - Garlic with a zing.
Caretaker - Great Classic Strong German Garlic.
Celeste (Rocambole) - Rare Rocambole that grows as far south as Texas - Order now for immediate shipping. -
German Red - Great Classic Strong German Garlic. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Italian Easy Peel - A rich yet mellow Rocambole Garlic. - May or may not be available in 2011. -
Italian Purple - A Northern Garlic with rich flavor but not overly hot. - Order now for fall shipment. -

Killarney Red - Full, Rich Taste - Grows Well.
Korean Red Hot AKA Korean Red Rocambole - rich flavored garlic with a real zing. - May or may not be available in 2011. -
Paw Paw - Great mellow Rocambole garlic of the midwest. - May or may not be available this year. -
Polish Carpathian - Garlic that Gives Polish Dills that great Taste. - May or may not be available in 2011. -
Russian Red - A Northern Garlic with rich flavor but not overly hot. - Order now for fall shipment. -
Slovenian - A Northern Garlic with rich mellow flavor but not hot.
Spanish Roja - Ron England's Favorite.
Ukraine - Great Classic Strong German Garlic. - Order now for fall shipment. -

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Silverskin Garlics (Softneck)

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Mild French - Order now for fall shipment. - Good to Fair for Warm Winter Areas. -

Nootka Rose - Order now for fall shipment. - Good to Fair for Warm Winter Areas. -

S & H Silverskin A richly flavored yet mild, Long-Storing garlic. - Order now for fall shipment. -

Silver Rose A Warm Well-Flavored, Long-Storing Silverskin - Order now for fall shipment. -
- Good to Fair for Warm Winter Areas. -

Silverwhite A Warm Well-Flavored, Long-Storing Silverskin - Order now for fall shipment. -
- Good to Fair for Warm Winter Areas. -

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Turban Varieties (Hardneck)

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China Dawn (Turban) - Order now for fall shipment. -

Maiskij (Turban) - Order now for fall shipment. -

Red Janice (Turban) - Order now for fall shipment. -

Shandong (Turban)

Shilla (Turban) - Order now for fall shipment. -

Tzan (Turban) - Order now for fall shipment. -

Xian (Turban) - Order now for fall shipment. -

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Click Here to learn about Artichoke Garlics

Click Here to learn about Asiatic Garlics

Click Here to learn about Turban Garlics

Click Here to learn about Silverskin Garlics

Click Here to learn about Creole Garlics

Click Here to learn about Purple Stripe Garlics

Click Here to learn about Porcelain Garlics

Click Here to learn about Rocambole Garlics

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Other Garlic-Like Alliums, Elephant Garlic, Shallots, Specialty Onions, etc.



Elephant Garlic (Allium Ampeloprasm)

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Harvests early-mid season - stores a year or more from time of harvest.
- Order now for fall shipment. -

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As you may know, elephant garlic is not a true garlic; it a leek.Many people think of it as garlic so we grow it. All true garlic species are botanically classified as Allium Sativum and elephant garlic is Allium Ampeloprasum, formerly Allium Gigantum.

Elephant garlic is worthy of great respect because it is extremely hardy and re-seeds itself every year assuring you of many future crops with minimal effort. Elephant garlic is generally pretty resistant to many things that bother true garlic much to the gardeners delight.

It can produce about as much allicin as milder true garlics and its giant cloves make it easy to prepare, much to the cook's delight.

Elephant garlic can store for about a year at room temp from the time of harvest, usually June - wow!

Large elephant garlic is about twice the size of the largest real garlics or larger and has a milder taste but with a sharp onion-like edge to it and a distinctive aftertaste. They average five monstrously large cloves that are somewhat yellowish compared the milky whiteness of true garlic cloves. It also has far less allicin potential than real garlic but grows extremely clean and disease free and does not seem to be bothered by insects. In our experience, it stores very hard and clean much longer than real garlic (even when separated into individual cloves, it will store about a year at room temp).

Unlike real garlic it produces bottom bulbils called corms that have very hard shells with sharp pointed tops and they store even longer than the bulbs. The corms are attached to the bottoms of the bulbs but grow up their sides and are often incorporated into the bulb wrappers several layers deep. The bulb wrappers on elephant garlic are extremely white and they cure out to be very thin and flaky and are intact only on freshly harvested bulbs. After a few months they seem to evaporate, leaving bare or almost bare bulbs that have a rather rough look but it does not seem to affect their storability much, only their attractiveness.

Those little nodules are called corms and they assure the plant's survival. When a plant is pulled from the ground, some of those cloves come off and remain behind to sprout and grow and assure survival of the plant. It takes two growing seasons for elephant garlic to mature and they grow leaves and form an undivided round ball the first year and if left in the ground sprout again in the fall and grow a second year and get much larger and form a fully segmented compound bulb with an average of five huge individual cloves. Once you grow elephant garlic in a place, you will have it there forever as it comes back on its own every year with no effort on your part though if you give them good soil they will thrive and get bigger.

If you plant the individual cloves instead of the corms, it fully matures in only one growing season and becomes a compound bulb the following spring and is harvested in early summer. Most will have light purple round infertile flower balls atop a stalk-like scape but some have white.



Order now for fall shipment. - Buy direct from the grower and save.
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-- Order all you want of as many kinds as you want from any grower for fall delivery. --
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- Garlic Scapes -

Picture of scapes on healthy dark green garlic in garlic garden.


Available only in the spring for immediate use.
- You can now order garlic scapes for shipment in May/June. - See ad below.

Scapes are stalk-like growths that form in hardneck varieties of garlic in the spring and form bulbil capsules at their tops if left to maturity. Scapes are highly prized for being much more delicately flavored and less pungent than mature garlic.

When scapes first form they are delicately garlicky and tender and succulent and crisp when eaten raw. The longer they age; however, the more chewy they become until they eventually become fibrous and less desireable to eat so they need to be enjoyed fairly soon as they don't remain at their prime long.
They store well in the refrigerator's crisper for a couple of weeks or so but then become progressively chewier.

Scapes are highly sought after because they have many of the things people like about garlic but have a distinctly milder and more delicate flavor. Most importantly, they are available in the spring when no other form of decent garlic has been available for months. Not only are they an oasis in a desert but their delicate flavor makes them a doubly welcome treat.

When eaten raw, scapes have a milder taste with a mellow shallot-like flavor to it although some can be quite sharp and with a distinctively pleasant aftertaste. All scapes do not taste the same, some cultivars are milder or stronger than others just like in the mature bulbs.

Do not order scapes and garlic bulbs on the same order. Scapes must be on an order by themselves because they require seperate, immediate shipping and cannot wait until the garlics are ready to send.

- Click here to Buy Scapes direct from Abbott Organics in northern California and save.

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Garlic Braids (Allium Sativum)

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Some of Allicin's Ranch garlic braids in the market
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Nothing suggests old country skills quite like a garlic braid; they're beautiful to look at and a symbol of abundance and good times. They are also very practical ways to store garlic for use in the kitchen. By their nature, softneck garlics lend themselves to braiding while hardnecks do not make good braiders. Garlics with leaves and roots attached store longer than the same kind that have been trimmed though roots are usually trimmed for esthetic purposes.

Any softneck makes a good braiding garlic but Silverskins usually make the best because they are the longest storing of all garlics and also the last to harvest each year. Another plus for Silverskins is that they have more pliable necks and sturdier fibers that store longer than Artichokes but since garlics have different flavors, more than one braid may be advisable if they are of different kinds; for example, a mild Red Toch Artichoke braid and a Nootka Rose Braid of equally rich but hotter garlic.

Creole garlics that don't form scapes make especially beautiful braids because of their vivid colors and they store longer than Artichokes but not quite as long as Silverskins.

Artichokes usually store through winter and sometimes into spring but Silverskins often store all the way through spring. The longer a garlic stores, the hotter and stronger it gets so that a garlic that is medium in the fall will be strong during the winter and hot during the spring.

Artichoke garlics mature a month or two before Silverskin garlics so they are available for shipment before silverskins, which are always the last garlics to harvest every year.


Shallots have a milder taste with a delicate distinctly onion-like hint to it and a pleasant mellow aftertaste.

Long-Storing Beautiful Gourmet Garlic Braids

- Buy 10, 15 and 25 bulb braids direct from Organic Volcanic Garlic in Idaho and save.

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More Long-Storing Beautiful Gourmet Garlic Braids

- Buy direct from PD Farms in Oregon and save.
Click here to order early for our 10 and 15 bulb Garlic Braids.

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Shallots (Allium Cepa)

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Harvests early summer - stores through summer.
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Shallots are small onion-like bulbs that are highly prized for being much more delicately flavored and less pungent than most onions. They don't store as long as onions or garlic and so need to be enjoyed in season.

Shallots are worthy of great respect because they have many of the things people like about onions and garlic but have a distinctly milder and more delicate flavor. Shallots have a magnificent crispness when eaten raw but little of the pungency and odor of onions or garlic.

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Shallots can store for a couple of months or so at room temp from the time of harvest, usually June.

Shallots have a milder taste with a delicate distinctly onion-like hint to it and a pleasant mellow aftertaste.

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otherwise the secure shopping cart will return you to our home page.

- Buy direct from PD Farms in Oregon and save.
Click here to order Shallots now for shipment in early summer.
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Please read.



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Important notes for credit/debit card users:

This Farmers market is like your local farmers market.

When using your credit/debit card to buy direct from different growers, a separate order is required for each grower. You may buy as many different kinds of garlic as you want from any grower on any order but each grower requires a separate credit card transaction so that S & H charges may be properly calculated. If you want to order garlic from more than one grower, a separate payment must be made to each grower because they are independant businesses in different places.

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Disclaimer

Each grower/vendor is responsible for their own garlic and prompt shipping to the buyer. Gourmet Garlic Gardens is not responsible for any garlic sent directly from any grower/vendor to any buyer Gourmet Garlic Gardens' total liability from all causes is limited to refunding any monies the buyer has paid directly to Gourmet Garlic Gardens.

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Prices and availability of garlic subject to change without notice.

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How Our Garlics are Grown

All the garlic for sale in our online farmers market was grown without the use of petrochemical pesticides, herbicides, or fertilizers; only natural and non-toxic fertilizers and pest control methods are used.

Some of our growers are Certified Organic and some are Certified Naturally Grown, which we regard as equal to Certified Organic in every meaningful way but without all the bureaucratic entanglements. All our farmers market growers grow organically and some are Certified Organic but not all want to be certified Organic because of the paperwork and reporting requirements and are among the best available sources of sustainable/ organic Garlic and they become Certified Naturally Grown, where the regulation comes from their fellow members rather than a federal bureacracy.

We do not allow growers who use synthetic petroleum-based fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides or herbicides to participate in our farmers market.

All garlic in our farmers market is grown in North America, no others allowed.
This farmers market is strictly for small-scale North American market gardeners/growers who live and grow sustainably.


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We will be adding and deleting and changing the status of varieties often as our growers sell out of some and add more varieties so check back regularly to see what we currently list as available.
If you don't see what you want, check back again, we may have it later - we receive news about what's available from our growers continually. Or, E-Mail bob@web-access.net

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Welcome to our Online Catalog.
Five ways to buy from the growers in our Farmers Market:

1. - If you know the name of the garlic you want to buy,
click here look it up in an alphabetical listing and click on the name of the one you want.
or
2. - If you don't know the name of the garlic you want to buy,
click here look it up in a list sorted by mild, medium and hot/strong
and click on the name of one that sounds good to you.
or
3. - If you just want a sampler assortment
click here buy a sampler assortment of several varieties.
and click on the name of one that sounds good to you.
or
4. - Click here to go to our farmers market and click on the picture
of a grower you feel good about and buy from them.
or
5.- Call Bob at (325) 348-3049

Order now for fall shipment.

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- Garlic Books, Etc. -

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The Marriage of Mushrooms and Garlic

is the newest book about garlic and it is well-written and reads easy as the authors
have a warm friendly writing style that makes it fun to read and has some wonderful recipes.





Click here to read our review of The Marriage of Mushrooms and Garlic

by Chester Aaron and Malcolm Clark



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New - The Complete Book of Garlic is the best, most comprehensive book yet about garlic.

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The Complete Book of Garlic
by Ted Jordan Meredith

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The Classic Commercial Garlic Growers Guide

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Growing Great Garlic
by Ron Engeland


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A Miscellany of Garlic

is the newest book about garlic and it is well-written and reads easy as the author has a warm friendly writing style that makes it fun to read.



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A Miscellany of Garlic

by Trina Clickner



If you don't see what you want, E-Mail bob@web-access.net

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Basic Ordering Information


On any page of this website where the lists of garlic cultivars are displayed you can click on the name of any garlic and get a picture and/or a detailed description of that variety and some buttons you can click on to buy direct from different growers. Just decide how many pounds of which varieties you want from each grower and use our shopping cart and your credit card to buy on line.

Since we would like you to experience the joys of these delectable garlics and accessories, we have tried to make the buying process as simple, secure and convenient as possible. Just call us at 1-325-348-3049 and tell us what you want and we'll confirm availability and price and get your credit/debit card information over the phone and the growers will ship your garlic as soon as they can.

  • Our mailing address is:
  • Gourmet Garlic Gardens
  • 12300 FM 1176
  • Bangs, Texas 76823-4808
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Disclaimer

We make no guarantees or warranties of any kind whatsoever, expressed or implied, with respect to our garlic or the garlic sold by any growers who sell their garlic through our website. We do not guarantee or warrant the fitness, suitability or usability of our garlic for any particular purpose. We state only that the varieties we and the growers who sell through our website ship are to the best of our knowledge, the varieties we say they are. Any and all liability from all causes is limited to a refund of a customer's payment for the garlic in question.

We and the growers who sell through our website take great care to grow, harvest, cure and store our garlic properly and we will not knowingly ship garlic that is damaged, defective or diseased in any way we can see, feel or smell. We pack the garlic so as to minimize any probability of damage in shipment. If; however, you receive garlic that goes bad within 30 days, please call or e-mail the grower immediately stating the problem and return the defective garlic to the grower via Priority US Mail and the grower will either replace it at no additional charge, or refund your money for the defective garlic. It is our desire to provide our customers with the best garlic we can produce and enhance our reputation for excellence - but we cannot be held responsible for what happens after the garlic leaves our care.

All products are for sale to United States addresses only. We are not familiar with import-export laws and do not wish to engage in foreign trade at this time.


More TO COME...

Garlic Books, Garlic Accessories and Gardening Tools, Etc.


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Added May 30, 2007 - Pictures of our Fabulous wildflowers that spring. -

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Bob Phillips' Texas Country Reporter did a story on me and the garlic for their long running TV program -
click here to see the 6:28 video on youtube:

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Picture of the Garlicmeister playing his Indian flute.

Bob Anderson
Garlicmeister, a self-inflicted title for amusement only.
Photo courtesy of Bill Yeates.


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If you would like to communicate with us, please send email to:
bob@web-access.net

Gourmet Garlic Gardens,
12300 FM 1176
Bangs, TX 76823 -
(325) 348 - 3049

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Our website changes often as we update and improve -- This page last updated April 16, 2014.

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