How to Till Under Buckwheat to Grow Garlic

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So in about 2 months time, this is what your buckwheat would look like in your garden. Now you want to till that under and incorporate it into the soil and give it a couple of weeks to break down and decompose. So this was growing, the first thing you might want to do is just knock it down. Then after a day of being knocked down and dried out a little, then you can come through with your fork or a rototiller and till it into the soil.