The Best Time to Plant My Garlic in California

Planting garlic in California's hardiness planting zones during the months of September through November and as late as December allows the bulbs to acclimate to cooler temperatures. New garlic plants require cool temperatures to promote healthy and flavorful bulbs ready for harvesting in July and August.

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Vickie Ferguson began freelancing in1998 and hasn't put the pen down since. Her editorial stints have included working as a reviewer, managing editor and senior managing editor. She writes for several websites and covers a range of topics, including travel guides, gardening, home decor, crafts, pets and wildlife. Ferguson specializes in flower craft articles and has worked in the flower craft business for some time.