Where to buy Wild Garlic near me in CA, IL, NY , PA, MO, NJ? Buy plenty of Wild Garlic and add a care-free gardening delight that will enhance your garden for many year. Wild garlic is made up of a bulb, stem, leaves, and white, star-shaped flowers. As the name implies, wild garlic has a distinctive flavor of garlic, though it is not as heavy or pungent as garlic cloves. Pick a leaf and gently squeeze it, then take a sniff—it will smell garlicky. Wild garlic is a cool season perennial in the family Liliaceae. It grows in small grass-like clumps from late fall through early spring. And best of all Wild Garlic can grow in most any kind of soil.
Wild garlic has a small and shallow root system, it does not compete with crops for nutrients and water. Asparagus roots are an ideal garden companion.
All parts of this particular Wild Onion/Garlic are edible, the underground bulbs, the long, thin leaves, the blossoms, and the bulblets on top. The bulblets are small cloves the plant sets where it blossoms. Harvesting them is a little easier than digging for bulbs but those are easy to find also. They’re usually about four inches underground. The bulblets are on the tippy top of the plant. It’s called both an onion and garlic because while it is a wild onion it has a very strong garlic aroma. Plant Wild Garlic in between your Swiss Chard or Asparagus roots the smell will deter garden pests.