If you have at any time grown garlic in Maine, you probable have David Fuller to thank.

For just about a quarter century, Fuller, a College of Maine Cooperative Extension agriculture qualified centered in Farmington, has been teaching untold quantities of Mainers how to improve hardneck garlic.

Unlike the softneck garlic that is typically observed in grocery outlets, hardneck garlic has a rigid stem coming up from the center of the bulb and a one row of cloves that are a lot more flavorful and easy to peel. When most heat weather-loving softneck garlic in Maine is imported from California or even China, chilly-hardy hardneck garlic can be developed proper right here in Maine.