A Lesson on Garlic Growing on the South West Garlic Farm

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The Botanical Kitchen

I came across the South West Garlic Farm on Twitter about a year ago.  I was fascinated by their beautiful images of garlic at various stages of growth. We’ve been in touch ever since and on my recent trip to the beautiful southern coastline of Britain, I popped in to meet farmer and owner Mark Botwright, and learn first hand how, from just three elephant garlic cloves planted sixteen years ago, he has grown South West Garlic Farm to be one of the UK’s top garlic producers.

An iterative learning process for an ambition to the the best

Its taken Mark sixteen years to develop the knowledge he has on garlic growing. Curious to see what what happen when he planted some garlic bought on holiday, he started growing some at home as a hobby. Now he’s renting acres of land to develop this hobby into a business that…

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