Garlic and lettuce are companion plants you can grow them in the same bed or container. Garlic needs well-drained soil, so make sure that the container is at least 1 foot deep, and drain in a position out of the ground. Salad has more shallow roots and a shorter growing season, so you can harvest and re-seed several lettuce plants in the time it takes to grow the garlic until maturity. Make sure the root bulbs of garlic as you disrupt harvest and re-plant salad.
Plant garlic in the fall so it can start rooting before winter sets in. Use your good garlic seed is not. Than commercially-grown bulbs from the supermarket When you buy garlic at a farmer's market or local grocery store, ask the vendor where and how the garlic was grown. Organic garlic, grown locally may be in order to plant in your garden. Separate the cloves and plant each a 4 to 8 inches deep, depending on the climate. Plant the cloves 6 inches apart on the pointed end. Cover, so condensed water the soil around the cloves and mulch with straw.
Lettuce germinates and grows quickly. Many varieties of lettuce can be grown together or in separate containers. Cover the lettuce seed with 1/4 to 1/2 inch of soil and keep it moist while it germinates. Direct seed salad or run it into apartments. Lettuce grows well with carrots, radishes, strawberries and cucumbers. Alternate Root crops with surface plants, so they do not compete for water or quantity.
The garlic bulb grows from 4 to 8 cm below the soil surface. Lettuce is shallow-rooted plants, so the two do not compete for water. Salad and garlic both need regular watering while they are actively growing, but the salad may have to be watered more frequently in the early stages. Not water the lettuce too deep at first, or you can grow garlic over water below. As the plants grow lettuce, water deeply and less frequently. Another option is to start salad established in smaller pots and plants for transplantation garlic bed or container.
Harvesting and re-seed salad every two weeks from early spring to summer. As the weather gets warmer, it can screw salad or develop a bitter taste. Drag the last lettuce plants before they go seeds if you want to harvest the seeds. In the meantime, the garlic shoots will emerge and grow through early spring and summer. Cut the scenery – long, wavy stems – to send the energy efficiency of the system to be larger bulb production. The landscapes are edible and taste like garlic. If on the left, they will bloom and form called miniature garlic bulblets. Garlic is ready to harvest when most of the leaves have turned brown. Taper irrigation program the garlic 1-2 weeks before harvest.