For the grazed treatment, there was a significant (P < 0.01) increase in filaree
and slender oat, which are generally considered desirable forage species, and a significant (P < 0.01) decline in ripgut and red brome (fig.
Invasive nonnative plants, such as red brome (Bromus rubens), filaree
(Erodium cicutarium), and split grass (Schismus spp.), are now common and widespread across the North American deserts.
And if you want garlic, go to the garlic folks at Filaree
Ron Engeland of Filaree
Farm describes this variety as the one that epitomizes garlic flavor.
If you want to get really serious about growing great garlic, check out the Filaree Farm's catalog (see sources, above)--it offers more than 100 varieties.
FILAREE FARM(*) 182 Conconully Highway Okanogan, WA 98840 Phone: (509) 422-6940 www.filareefarm.com JOHNNY'S SELECTED SEEDS FOSS Hill Road Albion, ME 04910 Phone: (207) 437-4301 Fax: (207) 437-2165 www.johnnyseeds.com Nichols Garden Nursery 1190 Old Salem Road NE Albany, OR 97321 Phone: (541) 928-9280 Fax: (800) 231-5306 www.nicholsgardennursery.com SEEDS OF CHANGE(*) PO Box 15700 Santa Fe, NM 87506 (800) 957-3337 www.seedsofchange.com (*) Certified organic
Anyone interested in learning more about specialty garlic need only send $2.00 to Filaree
Farm, 182 Conconully Hwy, Okanogan WA 98840, to receive their 32-page catalog which lists and explains the differences between some 70 varieties of garlic.
Last year, the poppies weren't so great here, but visitors were wowed anyway by the filaree
, gilia, goldfields, owl's clover, and red maids.
Then I remembered reading in the Filaree
Farms catalogue about hanging the garlic to dry.