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Planting in October - Gardenate

Garlic Plant cloves. Garlic can overwinter. Cover with a good layer of mulch . In areas where frost persists into March/ April, expect to harvest your garlic in June/July.

Planning for November

Nothing much to plant this month. You can read gardening books and plan the garden!

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