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The Relic

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • County Down
Chicken or Garlic question?
« on: April 01, 2009, 12:03:50 pm »
Hi not to sure so ill post in both. I have some garlic growing about 4 months with most seeming to be doing well. I was reading that some growers cut the scape off and some leave on with seems to arise some discussion in the garlic world. i have mine fenced off from my chickens (7) but i could use the fencing elsewhere so my question is is it such a bad thing if my chickens munch on the scape. they have been amongst the garlic a few time and dont seem to have much interest, nibbling just a little.

ps just thinking the little buggers will probably dig them all up looking for critters

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Chicken or Garlic question?
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2009, 09:49:54 pm »
We net everything. Last year the chooks pulled out all our onions. Every one.

 

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