Garlic Mulch Trial

This document outlines the steps that Ken, Eric and Heather will follow to execute the research trial, Green Mulch Comparison for Garlic, including design, execution, data collection and data sharing. It also serves as a Memorandum of Understanding between...

Garlic Mulch Experiment Update

This document updates the protocol Eric will follow to answer the following questions: Does the cover crop make a difference to garlic yield and labour? What is best way to manage the cover crop? This is a part of a multi-farm trial with completed projects at Heather...

Living & Dry Spring Mulches in Garlic

Garlic on small organic farms is typically either dry mulched (e.g. straw) or grown in bare soil and cultivated for weed control. Farmers would like to see the soil covered to prevent erosion, increase water retention, and improve soil nutrition. However, water...

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