to come out of my garden!
There might be advantages to clay soil, but growing fabulous root vegetables isn’t listed as one of them. The heaviness of the growing medium means they have too much to push against when forming their shapes.
I was therefore was rather surprised to see the garlic bulbs poking their heads through the ground recently. And when I came home yesterday to find them looking like this
and was very pleased with what I found. Including the biggest garlic bulb I have ever grown. It may actually ‘only’ be the same size as a commercially grown one in the supermarket but it feels like an achievement to me.