As an essential kitchen ingredient, your Garlic Bulbs can taste even better when they are home-grown, freshly picked and added to your cooking.
Whether you are throwing together a snack for yourself or are preparing a sophisticated dinner party dish for friends, Suttons Seeds have the best garlic bulbs for you to choose from.
There are plenty of Garlic Bulb varieties on offer to excite your garden such as the medium flavoured Arno, stripy Purple Wight, and even the easy-to-peel Sultop - Quality guaranteed!
The sections, or garlic cloves of each Garlic bulb should be seperated and planted just below the soil surface. Space rows 15-20cm apart and allow 10cm between cloves. Lift the Garlic crop in mid summer, and store in bunches hung in a dry, airy shed for use in winter. As well as the traditional softneck garlic varieties, we also have some superb hardneck types (these are very hardy - ideal for northern areas - and are widely regarded as the finest tasting of all garlics!
Hardneck types – these are closest to wild garlic and naturally form a seed stalk which gives this type its name. This stalk or scape is delicious used in stir fries and sauces! Our ‘hardneck’ varieties are very hardy, so will thrive throughout the UK, and are ideal for more northern areas. Hardneck types form larger cloves than softnecks, but do not keep as long.
Softneck types – the majority of modern varieties.This type, despite its name, stores for longer and has more numerous but smaller cloves.